Basic object information
Object name: NGC 6572
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 8.1
Size: 15.0"
Magnitude of central star: 12.0
Object classification: 2a
Description: vB,vS,R,l hazy

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 18h 12m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +6 51' 00"

Constellation: Ophiuchus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Pico de la Nieve (1540 m), La Palma, Spain
Date/Time: 4/5.4.2008 4:10

Telescope: Newton 110/805 mm

Magn: 230x


Field: 21'

NE Lim.mag: 6.8

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 38
Visuality: I
Weather: +9C

Almost stellar ~8.5 mag blue object, a little bit larger than similar star. Might be weakly NW-SE oriented.