Minkowski 1-79
DSS image of Minkowski 1-79
Digitized Sky Survey image of Minkowski 1-79, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of Minkowski 1-79
Overlaid DSS image of Minkowski 1-79, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  13.2
Size  1'
RA (2000)  21h 37'
Dec (2000)  48° 28' N
Constellation  Cygnus

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
29 May 2006 Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Quite small at less than 1', diameter, elongated 2:1 E-W, a small oval patch of nebulosity surrounded by a tight group of faint stars, no central star, no color noted, difficult to find in heavy Milky Way starfield
Other Data Sources for Minkowski 1-79
Nearby objects for Minkowski 1-79
7 objects found within 120'
NGC7082 Patchick 6 PK93-0.1
NGC7092 PK93+2.1
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.