NGC 6765 (PK 62+9.1) Planetary Nebula in Lyra

Located at: RA 19 hours 11 minutes 07 seconds, Dec +30 degrees 32 minutes 09 seconds

Size: 40"  Magnitude: 13.1 photographic Class: 5

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter,  700 minutes  (70 x 10 minute subs), 07/8/9/10/11/2014; seeing 2.3-4.7 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.79.5294.23434, Photoshop CS5.1


 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: Odd looking, chaotic Planetary Nebula ... We are getting monsoonal moisture into Southern California lately. The nearly full moon was in the south during all four nights of imaging, and high clouds were present the last night (07/11). See the CDS image/data.

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From the NGC / IC Project

NO Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 6765 ... Contemporary/Current Data for  NGC 6765 lists the size as 38"