Object: Planetary nebula NGC 6742 = ABELL 50 Constell: DRA RA: 18h 59.35m Decl: +48° 28.2' Epoch: 2000 Mag: 13.4m (v) Size: 30'' Type: 2c Observer: Jere Kahanpää Obs. place: Hartola, Finland Date/Time: 20./21.4.1995, 23.25 Telescope: N 205/1000 Magn: 133x Filter: O-III Field: 22' NE Lim.mag: 6.0m Background sky: 2 Seeing: 3 Weather: OK. 0 °C. Brightness: 5 (w/o flt.)Alt: Description: Round, a bit concentrated. W side slightly brighter. Somewhat mottled or maybe a few eF stars are scattered in front of the neby. Rsponse to O-III is below average.