Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6688
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 12.7
Size: 1.6'x1.3'
Position angle: 75
Object classification: Sa
Description: F,pS,R,bM Notes: Brightest in group

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 18h 40m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +36 17' 00"

Constellation: Lyra


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 4/5.11.2007 19:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x

Filter:

Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 47


Weather: -3C, windy

Round haze, small core in the middle. Nicely surrounded by 14-15 mag stars.