Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6818
Popular name: Little Gem Nebula
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 9.3
Size: 46.0"
Magnitude of central star: 15.0
Object classification: 4
Description: B,vS,R
Notes: H IV 51;Little Gem Nebula;PK25-17.1

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 19h 44m 00.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -14 09' 00"

Constellation: Sagittarius

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tähtikallio, Artjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 23/24.9.2006 22:10

Telescope: Newton 305/1464 mm

Magn: 206x


Field: 74'

NE Lim.mag: 6.5

Background sky:2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: I

Height: 13

Weather: +5C

Little Gem Nebula. Pretty bright, small and round bluish disk. No details because of low altitude.