DSS image of NGC6153
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC6153, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC6153
Overlaid DSS image of NGC6153, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  11.5
RA (2000)  16h 31' 30.7"
Dec (2000)  40° 15' 12" S
Constellation  Scorpius
Description  Planetary, stellar

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 11, 2018    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 127x

A nice small planetary nebulae, small at 1', bright, no central star, round, faint green color, framed by an arc of stars to the north
Other Data Sources for NGC6153
Nearby objects for NGC6153
3 objects found within 120'
NGC6124 NGC6139 NGC6153
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.