NGC 6781

Introduction | Map | My Best Own Photos | My Own Observations | References || Appendix: My Own Photos

On this page I collect my observations of the planetary nebula NGC 6781, called Snowball Nebula or Ghost of the Moon, in the constellation Aquila.

 

Introduction

The planetary nebula NGC 6781 (Snowball Nebula) in the constellation Aquila is, according to Stoyan, the brightest of four fainter planetary nebulae in this constellation. It reminds me of the Ring and the Dumbell nebulae.

Size: 2' (Stoyan)
Distance: 5,000 light years (Stoyan)
Rating: ** (Stoyan)

 

Map

The planetary nebula NGC 6781 (Snowball Nebula) in the constellation Aquila (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Best Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

   

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo on top processed

     

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo left processed

   
     

NGC 6781 - Sep 15, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 15, 2020, photo left processed

   

 

My Own Observations

Observations September 2020

 

References

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Appendix: My Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6781 - Sep 9, 2020

  NGC 6781 - 9.9.2020, photo left processed   NGC 6781 - 9.9.2020 , processed alternatively
         

NGC 6781 - Sep 9, 2020

  NGC 6781 - Sep 9, 2020, photo left processed   NGC 6781 - Sep 9, 2020, processed alternatively
         

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

   

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo on top processed

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo on top processed

     

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 12, 2020, photo left processed

   
     

NGC 6781 - Sep 15, 2020

 

NGC 6781 - Sep 15, 2020, photo left processed