Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6790
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 10.5
Size: 10.0"
Magnitude of central star: 16.1
Object classification: 2
Description: B,eS,stell=9.5m
Notes: Nearly stellar

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 23m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +1 31' 00"

Constellation: Aquila

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 15/16.9.2006 22:10

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 28
Visuality: I
Weather: 0C

A stellar planetary nebula in Aquila. Confirmed with an O-III filter.