Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6772
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.7
Size: 1.4'
Magnitude of central star: 18.1
Object classification: 3b(2)
Description: vF,L,R,vvlBM,r

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 14m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -2 42' 00"

Constellation: Aquila

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 17/18.9.2006 22:10

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: III

Height: 23

Weather: +8C

Hurried sketch because the object was gliding behind the trees. Slighly elliptical disk which is even brightness, stands out nicely with averted vision. No central star or other details at this time.