PK 31+1.1 (PC 20, ARO 140) Planetary Nebula in Aquila

Located at: RA 18 hours 43 minutes 03 seconds, Dec -00 degrees 16 minutes 38 seconds

Size: 10" Magnitude: -- Class: 1

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter,  51 minutes (102 x 5.0 minute {300 seconds} subs), 09/17/18/19/2017; seeing 2.6-4.2 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing: CCDStack 2.94.6355.18107, Photoshop CS5.1

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


Last small planetary imaged in the south (see PK 32-2.1) before moving back to the northeast.

As with NGC 6756 and PK 32-2.1, I have moved back to the southern skies as the moon rises later in the east ... and, as with most small and bright planetaries, this one looks mostly like a star at my focal length ...

View 200% crop (object marked).

See the CDS image/data.