Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6785
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.3
Size: 37.0"

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 20m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -1 06' 00"

Constellation: Aquila


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 16/17.9.2006 22:10

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 618x

Filter:

Field: 5'

NE Lim.mag: 6.7

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 25


Weather: +8C

Pretty bright planetary nebula in Aquila. Irregularly elongated in NE-SW direction. A weak notch on the south edge of the brighter inner layer. 15 mag central star glimpsed with averted vision.