Basic object information

Object name: PK 53-3.1 (Abell 63)
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 14.0
Size: 40.0"
Magnitude of central star: 15.1
Object classification: 2

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 42m 12.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +17 05' 00"

Constellation: Sagitta

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 4/5.9.2005 23:20

Telescope: Newton 406/1830 mm

Magn: 292x


Field: 10'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 43
Visuality: V
Weather: +8C

A faint roundish planetary. Some annularity is weakly visible with averted vision. Two stars involved.