The Details
Object
NGC 6781 in Aquila
Optics
Celestron C-14 at f/6.9
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG ST-8XE
Filters
SBIG LRGB filter set
Date
11 September 2002
Location
Figueroa Mountain Lookout, Santa Barbara County, CA
Exposure
L 6 x 300 sec 1x1 bin; RG 4 x 300 sec, B 4 x 480 sec 2x2 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS
Orientation
Field of View: 08’30" x 08’30" centered on RA 19h18m37s
DEC 06°33’23”.
Notes
This 2 light year in diameter planetary nebula lies approximately 2500 light years from earth. The central star, a hot bluish-white dwarf has a visual magnitude of 16.8.

 

 

 

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