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Last update: 2017-11-14

VdS FG

- Planetary Nebulas (Lac) -

And (1) Cep (9) Dra (2) Lep (1) Peg (2) Tau (1)
Aql (22) Cet (1) Eri (1) Lyn (1) Per (4) UMa (1)
Aqr (2) Cnc (1) Gem (3) Lyr (5) Pup (2) Vul (3)
Aur (1) Crv (1) Her (6) Mon (1) Sct (2)
Cam (1) Cyg (20) Hya (2) Oph (1) Sge (4)
Cas (8) Del (3) Lac (4) Ori (2) Sgr (3)

Abell 79 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: Abell 79, PK102-02.1, M2-73
Type: PN
Constellation: Lac
Coordinates: 22h26m17.27s / +54°49'38.20"
Brightness / Size: v15.8 mag / 2.0x2.0'
8" f/6, 80x + [OIII], Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.3
Very faint, roundish, small. Held with averted vision.

DIFFICULT
12.5" f/4.5, 72x + [OIII], Bortle 3, SQM-L 21.3
Pretty small, roundish, evenly bright. Well visible with averted vision.
MODERATE

Abell 80 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 5×5'
Name: Abell 80, PK102-5.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Lac
Coordinates: 22h34m45.60s / +52°26'06.21"
Brightness / Size: b15.2 mag / 2.7x2.0'
8" f/6, 100x + [OIII], Bortle 5, SQM-L 20.7
I also tried an UHC filter.
FAILED

IC5217 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: IC5217, PK100-5.1
Type: PN
Constellation: Lac
Coordinates: 22h23m55.73s / +50°58'00.50"
Brightness / Size: v12.6 mag / 0.1x0.1'
120mm f/5, 75x + [OIII], Bortle 6, SQM-L 19.3
With filter barely visible with direct vision, without filter evident and easy to see with averted vision. Always seen as stellar brightening.

EASY
8" f/6, 37x + UHC, Bortle 5, SQM-L 20.6
At 37x stellar. Without filter well visible with averted vision, with UHC filter still visible with direct vision. At 150x without any filter seen with direct vision as small, evenly bright disc.
EASY

PK100-8.1 (PN)

DSS
© DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: PK100-8.1, Merrill 2-2
Type: PN
Constellation: Lac
Coordinates: 22h31m43.68s / +47°48'03.91"
Brightness / Size: v11.9 mag / 0.1x0.1'
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 5, SQM-L 20.5
Stellar brightening. Still visible with direct vision. UHC filter increased the visibility.
EASY