DSS image of NGC7048
Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC7048, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of NGC7048
Overlaid DSS image of NGC7048, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right

Type  Planetary Nebula
Magnitude  12.1
Size  1' x 1'
RA (2000)  21h 14' 15.1"
Dec (2000)  46° 17' 19" N
Constellation  Cygnus
Description  pF, pL, dif, iR, vlbM

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
20 Aug 2017 Oregon Star Party, OR (map)
14.5" f/4.5 Starmaster @ 103x

Small, 1' across, very faint, in a rich starfield, round, subtle annular structure visible, no central star seen, a 10th magnitude star on the south margin, responds very well to an OIII filter
Other Data Sources for NGC7048
Nearby objects for NGC7048
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.