DSS image of NGC7027
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC7027, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC7027
Overlaid DSS image of NGC7027, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  10
Size  0.3' x 0.3'
RA (2000)  21h 7' 1.7"
Dec (2000)  42° 14' 11" N
Constellation  Cygnus
Description  eB, S

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
27 Aug 2006 TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Gypsy

Small, bright, quite green, holds magnification well, elongated 2:1 east-west, with a very faint outer halo surrounding the center, no opening at the center or central star observed

Andrew Cooper
27 Aug 2005 TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Small, bright, vivid green!! one fellow observer commented on emerald, I would call it a rich teal, central star to one side of a fan shaped nebula

Rev. T.W. Webb
Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

Planetary, like an 8.5 mg, star, about 4"", found by me independently, Nov. 14, 1879
Other Data Sources for NGC7027
Nearby objects for NGC7027
4 objects found within 120'
Berkeley 54 NGC7024
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.