Basic object information
Object name: PK 38-25.1 (Abell 70)
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 14.3
Size: 44.0"x40.0"
Magnitude of central star: 18.6
Object classification: 4

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 20h 31m 36.0s
Dec (J2000.0): -7° 05' 00"
Constellation: Aquila

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Tähtikallio, Artjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 20/21.9.2009 23:40

Telescope: Astrofox (Newton) 910/3640 mm

Magn: 520x
Field: 9'
Background sky: 2 (21.35)Visuality: II

Filter: UHC
NE Lim.mag: 6.7
Seeing: 3
Height: 22°


A clearly N-S oriented ring even with direct vision at 520x. There is a bright area on the north head. No central star visible.