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VdS FG

- Planetary Nebulas (Aql) -

And (1) Cep (8) Dra (2) Lep (1) Peg (2) Tau (1)
Aql (17) Cet (1) Eri (1) Lyn (1) Per (4) UMa (1)
Aqr (2) Cnc (1) Gem (3) Lyr (3) Pup (2) Vul (3)
Aur (1) Crv (1) Her (5) Mon (1) Sct (2)
Cam (1) Cyg (19) Hya (1) Oph (1) Sge (3)
Cas (5) Del (3) Lac (1) Ori (2) Sgr (3)

Abell 55 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: Abell 55, PK33-5.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h10m25.77s / -02°20'23.5"
Brightness / Size: - / 0.8×0.5'
120mm f/5, 75x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
Also tried at 40x with [OIII] filter.

FAILED
8" f/6, 80x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.4: Pretty faint, roundish, evenly bright. At 150x with UHC filter a bit better perceptible. Difficult, but not challenging.
DIFFICULT

Abell 62 (PN)

DSS
© DSS I - 5×5'
Name: Abell 62, PK47-4.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h33m17.69s / +10°37'03.5"
Brightness / Size: - / 2.6×2.6'
8" f/6, 80x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.7: Very faint, shape hardly perceptible. Appeared occasionally as an arc (probably the brighter, southern part).
DIFFICULT

IC4846 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: IC4846, PK27-9.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h16m28.22s / -09°02'36.5"
Brightness / Size: v12.0 mag / 0.05×0.05'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.4: At 37x well seen with averted vision, from 80x visible with direct vision. Stellar.
EASY

M1-66 (PN)

DSS
© DSS I - 5×5'
Name: M1-66, PK32-2.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 18h58m26.24s / -01°03'45.6"
Brightness / Size: v13.0 mag / 0.15×0.15'
8" f/6, 80x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.4: Stellar at any used magnification. At 80x without filter well visible with averted vision, at 150x with UHC filter evident with direct vision.
EASY

NGC6741 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6741, PK33-2.1, Phantom Streak Nebula
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h02m37.10s / -00°26'56.7"
Brightness / Size: v11.0 mag / 0.15×0.15'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
Stellar brightening at any used magnification. At 18x with [OIII] filter and 40x without any filter the nebula was well visible with averted vision. At 40x with [OIII] evident with direct vision.
EASY

NGC6751 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6751, PK29-5.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h05m55.56s / -05°59'32.8"
Brightness / Size: v11.9 mag / 0.5×0.5'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
Roundish, evenly bright, rather small. Without filter pretty faint.
EASY

NGC6772 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6772, PK33-6.1, H4.14
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h14m36.37s / -02°42'25.0"
Brightness / Size: v12.7 mag / 1.25×0.9'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
Pretty faint, roundish, evenly bright. Anything but evident.
MODERATE

NGC6778 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6778, NGC6785, PK34-6.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h18m24.94s / -01°35'47.4"
Brightness / Size: v12.0 mag / 0.3×0.2'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
At 40x without filter the nebula appears as a stellar brightening. With [OIII] filter evident with averted vision, almost stellar. Good filter effect.
EASY

NGC6781 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6781, PK41-2.1, H3.743, Snowglobe Nebula
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h18m28.09s / +06°32'19.3"
Brightness / Size: v11.8 mag / 1.85×1.85'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
At 18x with [OIII] filter evident with averted vision, roundish, evenly bright, fairly large. At 40x without filter rather faint, with [OIII] filter well visible with direct vision, roundish, evenly bright.

EASY
8" f/6, 37x + [OIII], Bortle 5
Without [OIII] filter difficult, hard to find, very faint, barely visible with averted vision. With [OIII] filter evident, bright, round, quite large, evenly bright.
EASY

NGC6790 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6790, PK37-6.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h22m56.97s / +01°30'46.5"
Brightness / Size: v10.5 mag / 0.17×0.17'
120mm f/5, 40x, Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
The planetary appeared at all used magnifications (18x up to 166x) stellar. At 18x without filter very faint. At 18x with [OIII] filter barely visible with direct vision and evident. At 40x also visible with direct vision without any filter. At 166x a 12 mag field star west of the nebula.
EASY

NGC6803 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6803, PK46-4.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h31m16.47s / +10°03'21.7"
Brightness / Size: v11.0 mag / 0.05×0.05'
8" f/6, 37x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.7: Stellar at any used magnification. At 37x with [OIII] filter bright and well visible with direct vision. At 150x also without any filter easily seen with direct vision.
EASY

NGC6804 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6804, PK45-4.1, H6.38
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h31m35.14s / +09°13'31.4"
Brightness / Size: v12.0 mag / 1.1×1.1'
120mm f/5, 18x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.7: Shows good effect on [OIII] filter. At 18x just a very compact brightening. Without any filter very faint and barely seen with averted vision, with [OIII] filter barely visible with direct vision. At 40x still compact, round, slightly condensed. At 40x with [OIII] filter occasionally slightly oval. At 75x glimpsed a stellar brightening.

EASY
8" f/6, 37x + [OIII], Bortle 4
Fairly small, extended, barely visible with direct vision. At 200x I could saw a brighter star near the edge, toward the middle a fainter one (central star?).
EASY

NGC6807 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6807, PK42-6.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h34m33.53s / +05°41'02.5"
Brightness / Size: v12.0 mag / 0.13×0.13'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
Stellar and barely visible with direct vision.
EASY

NGC6852 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6852, PK42-14.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 20h00m39.21s / +01°43'40.0"
Brightness / Size: v12.6 mag / 0.5×0.5'
120mm f/5, 75x + UHC, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.8: At 40x with [OIII] filter barely held with averted vision as compact, roundish brightening. At 75x with UHC filter still faint, roundish.
MODERATE

Peimbert-Batiz 9 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: Peimbert-Batiz 9, PK46-3.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h27m44.80s / +10°24'20.9"
Brightness / Size: b14.4 mag / 0.2×0.2'
8" f/6, 150x + UHC, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.7: Stellar, very faint brightening.
MODERATE

Sh2-71 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: Sh2-71, PK36-1.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h02m00.29s / +02°09'11.0"
Brightness / Size: v12.2 mag / 2.6×1.5'
8" f/6, 80x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.1
SQM-L 20.4: At 80x without filter the nebula is not visible. With an [OIII] filter the nebula is outstanding with averted vision and appears slightly elongated, evenly bright and well defined. At 150x the nebula is only indicated with averted vision. At 150x with UHC filter somewhat easier to see.
MODERATE

Vy2-2 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: Vy2-2, PK45-2.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h24m22.22s / +09°53'56.3"
Brightness / Size: v12.7 mag / 0.2×0.2'
120mm f/5, 40x + [OIII], Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.7: Appeared always stellar. At 40x without filter pretty faint, with UHC filter well seen with averted vision. At 75x also without any filter well visible with averted vision.
MODERATE