Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6445
Popular name: Little Gem
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 11.2
Size: 44.0"
Magnitude of central star: 19.0
Object classification: 3b(3)
Description: pB,pS,R,gbM,r,*15 np
Notes: Little Gem

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 17h 49m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -20 01' 00"

Constellation: Sagittarius

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 3/4.4.2008 5:15

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 115x


Field: 43'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 3

Height: 34
Visuality: I
Weather: +9C, strong wind

Little Gem Nebula. A quite difficult shape, might be somewhat brighter on the edges.