PK 32-2.1 (Sanduleak 2-378, Minkowski 1-66) Planetary Nebula in Aquila

Located at: RA 18 hours 58 minutes 26 seconds, Dec -01 degrees 03 minutes 46 seconds

Size: 10"* Magnitude: 13.2 photographic Class: 1

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, 114.75 minutes (153 x 0.75 minute {45 seconds} subs), 09/15/2017; seeing 2.3-4.4 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)


As with NGC 6756, 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* The size listed on CDS is about 3 arc seconds.