Basic object information
Object name: PK 80-6.1
Popular name: Egg Nebula
Object type: Planetary nebula
Magnitude: 13.5
Size: 27.0"x18.0"
Magnitude of central star: 12.3
Notes: Egg Nebula;protoplanetary?;bipolar;light 48% polarized

Catalog information
RA (J2000.0): 21h 02m 18.0s
Dec (J2000.0): +36° 42' 00"
Constellation: Cygnus

Observer: Iiro Sairanen
Obs. place: Haakanala, Rautjärvi, Finland
Date/Time: 22/23.8.2009 1:40

Telescope: Newton 457/2280 mm

Magn: 457x
Field: 9'
Background sky: Visuality: II

Filter:
NE Lim.mag: 6.5
Seeing: 3
Height: 62°

Weather: +5°C, cloudy

Egg Nebula. The weather went very bad and I made this sketch through the clouds just for fun. There are two lobes connected to each other. The northern one is much brigher and larger than southern. Both lobes are elongated in NE-SW.