See also: Observation 2.

Object: Planetary nebula NGC 6543               Constell: DRA

RA: 17h 58.6m           Decl: +66° 38'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 8.3m (v)           Size: 22''x16''         Type: 3a(2)

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Jyväskylä, Finland
Date/Time: 3./4.2.1993, 22.05

Telescope: R 150/2063
Magn: 330x              Filter:
Field: 7'               NE Lim.mag: 5.0m
Background sky: 4-5     Seeing: 2 

Brightness: 1           Alt:    
Description: A quite small but very bright planetary nebula. A
very faint ring or faintly mottled along the edges. The central
star was visible only with averted vision. At 52x the nebula is
strongly bluish and almost stellar.