Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6153
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 10.9
Size: 24.0"
Magnitude of central star: 15.5
Object classification: 4
Description: Planetary,stellar

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 16h 31m 30.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -40 15' 00"

Constellation: Scorpius

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 3/4.4.2008 4:30

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 20
Visuality: I
Weather: +9C, strong wind

An obvious disk, somewhat elliptical in W-E direction and might be brighter in the middle. Nice spiral-shaped star-string around.