Basic object information

Object name: NGC 6852
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 12.6
Size: 28.0"
Magnitude of central star: 17.9
Object classification: 4
Description: F neb,am st

Catalog information

RA (J2000.0): 20h 00m 42.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +1 44' 00"

Constellation: Aquila

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Härskiänsaari, Ruokolahti, Finland
Date/Time: 15/16.9.2006 22:45

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x


Field: 9'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Height: 28

Visuality: II

Weather: 0C

Pretty bright planetary nebula. Ring structure is visible with averted vision, weakly oriented in N-S direction. No central star or colour in view.