NGC 6826

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Planetary Nebula Cygnus 19h44.8 +50°31' 30" 9.8 2 Kly

NGC 6826 (also known as Caldwell 15) is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Cygnus at a distance of about 2,000 light years. It is commonly referred to as the "blinking planetary".

This is a very small apparent angle object.

 NGC 6826

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Sep 4, 2003 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 2:1
L 8x120
R,G,B 300
Virtual pixel, Max Entropy, DDP Image sampling: .35" / pixel
Central star is saturated