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.