(IAAC) Obj: NGC 6778 - Inst: 12.5" f5 Dob

Observer: Scott Hogsten
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: Aug 20,1998 00:35 EDT
Location of site: McConnelsville, Ohio (Lat 39N, Elev )
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.5 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 8 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 12.5" f5 Dob
Magnification: 150x
Object(s): NGC 6778
Category: Planetary nebula.
Constellation: AQL
Data: mag 13.3  size 19"x13"
Position: RA 19:18.5  DEC -01:36
I question the printed magnitudes on this Planetary. I found it very
faint, small, and round. It did not require averted vision to see. I
honestly did not expect to find this and actually went Uranometria to
verify that I was not looking at some other object.
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