Basic object information
Object name: PK 59-18.1 (Abell 72)
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 13.8
Size: 2.2'x2.0'
Magnitude of central star: 16.1
Object classification: 3b
Description: 13''-eF,pL,irR,3* invol at 135X, UHC helps

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 20h 50m 06.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +13 34' 00"

Constellation: Delphinus


Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Ania, Pirkkala, Finland
Date/Time: 29/30.9.2008 0:00

Telescope: Newton 300/1500 mm

Magn: 88x

Filter: O-III

Field: 46'

NE Lim.mag: 6.6

Background sky: 2

Seeing: 2

Visuality: II

Height: 34


Weather: +1C

A very faint planetary nebula which is occasionally visible thru an O-III filter with averted imagina...vision. Looks elongated in NE-SW direction.