Object: Planetary nebula ABELL 78 (PK81-14.1)   Constell: CYG  

RA: 21h 35.5m           Decl: +31° 42'          Epoch: 2000 
Mag: 13.4m(v)           Size: 113''x88''        Type: 4  

Observer: Jere Kahanpää 
Obs. place: Hartola, Finland 
Date/Time: 30./31.8.1997, 00.30  

Telescope: N 205/1000   Magn: 133x              Filter: O-III 
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 6.0m
Background sky: 2-3     Seeing: 2-3 
Weather: +16°C, no Moon.               

Brightness: 5           Alt: 60° 
Description: Stars added
without the filter. A mag. 11.5 star surrounded by a eF nebulosity. No trace of
the neby without a filter. Slightly elliptical with a PA of 50°.