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

DSS image of V Aql
Overlaid DSS image of V Aql, 15' x 15' with north at top and west to the right
HD 177336, SAO 142985

Type  Carbon Star
Magnitude  7
RA (2000)  19h 4' 24.0"
Dec (2000)  5° 49' 60" S
Constellation  Aquila

Observing Notes

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

Bright coppery star in a thick Milky Way star field

Steve Coe

Period 353 days; 6.6-8.4m; 30 min NW of Plnnb NGC 6751
Other Data Sources for V Aql
Nearby objects for V Aql
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.