Object: Planetary nebula NGC 7008               Constell: CYG

RA: 21h 00.5m           Decl: +54° 33'          Epoch: 2000
Mag: 10.7m  (v)         Size: 86''x69''         Type: 3

Observer: Jere Kahanpää
Obs. place: Jyväskylä, Finland
Date/Time: 17./18.9.1993, 00.50

Telescope: N 205/1000
Magn: 133x              Filter:
Field: 22'              NE Lim.mag: 5.5m
Background sky: 3       Seeing: 2-3
Weather: Cold but OK               

Brightness: 3           Alt: 65°
Description: Interesting shape and structure. Tear-shaped, the
"following" side towards S. The S edge ends in the glare of a
mag. 8 double star. About 90''x60''. The W side is brighter than
the rest and the NW side of the wide N edge is especially
bright. A small brightening was visible in the extreme N tip.
Two 13m stars are embedded in the nebulosity.