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 Weather: 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.