NGC 2818
DSS image of NGC 2818
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 2818, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 2818
Melotte 96, Raab 82, Cr 206, Lund 497, C 0914-364, ESO 372-SC014, OCL 743

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  8.2
Size  9'
Right Ascension  9h 16' 6.2"  (2000)
Declination  36° 37' 37" S
Constellation  Pyxis
Classification  II 2 m n
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Mar 2, 2019    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A nice planetary seen against an open cluster, small, round, faint, no color noted, no structure

Andrew Cooper
Feb 9, 2013    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

A miniature version of M46, a modest cluster with a planetary NGC2818A embedded in the western margin, a uniform cluster of 13 and 14th magnitude stars about 5' across

Andrew Cooper
Apr 17, 2010    Hale Pohaku, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Newtonian, Deep Violet @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 7 Moon: 14%

A good sized cluster hosting a planetary nebula. The cluster is coarse, large at 20', the planetary is embedded in the west margin of the cluster.

Andrew Cooper
Jan 13, 2008    Hale Pohaku, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Good sized cluster, modest, sparse and coarse, a couple dozen 12th and 13th magnitude stars in a 10' area, the planetary nebula NGC2818A embedded near the west side, reminds the observer of M46
Other Data Sources for NGC 2818
Associated objects for NGC 2818
Nearby objects for NGC 2818
5 objects found within 120'
k Velorum l Velorum NGC 2818A
NGC 2845 Ru74

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NGC 2818