Basic object information

Object name: NGC 7048
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11.0
Surface brightness: 12.2
Size: 1.0'x0.8'
Magnitude of central star: 18.0
Object classification: 3b
Description: pF,pL,dif,iR,vlbM

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 21h 14m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +46 17' 00"

Constellation: Cygnus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Lakasenpelto, Imatra, Finland
Date/Time: 16/17.9.2004 1:45

Telescope: Newton 406/1830mm

Magn: 487x

Filter: UHC

Field: 6'

NE Lim.mag: 5.9

Background sky: 3

Seeing: 2-4

Height: 59
Visuality: II
Weather: +6C, strong wind, random clouds during observation

A quite bright and large N-S direction elongated planetary. Slightly brighter in west side of disk and has a little darker center. Annular with averted vision. Lies between 10 and 13 stars. UHC helps a lot.