Strange NGC6765

NGC6765 (PK 62+9.1) is small (apparent Jupiter size) and faint (about 13mag) planetary nebula in Lyra. There is not much more information available on this strange planetary nebula. Distance to the nebula is estimated to 7600 light years and its age is estimated to 4000 years. NGC6765 was discovered by Albert Marth in 1864. This astronom has discovered 583 objects that has later been placed in the NGC catalogue. 

Image below was made in June 2018 at my backyard observatory. It is composition of subframes made with LRGB filters. Total exposure time was about 2.5 hours.

NGC6765 planetary nebula in Lyra

Large version

Nebula close-up

Clear skies!

Image technical data:

Date:       05.06.2018
Location:   Nieborowice, Poland
Telescope:  Meade ACF 10"
Corrector:  AP CCDT67
Camera:     QHY163M, gain 100
Mount:      SW EQ6
Guiding:    SW 80/400 + ASI290MM
Exposure:   L 40x2, RGB 15:12:15x2 minutes
Conditions: seeing average, transparency good


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