NGC 6826, “The Blinking Planetary”
Sketch and Details by Tomás Ruiz Lara
Object Name: NGC 6826
Object Type Planetary Nebula
Location Úbeda, Jaén, Spain.
Date 27 – August – 2009
Easy to locate, the reference was the double star 16 Cyg, this nebula is brilliant, pretty and compact. The nucleus is very powerful. An UHC filter enhances the nebula. I perceived the central star. This Sketch was done with a common pencil and with cotton to sketch the nebula and the stars was created with the program Gimp 2.6.7
Equipment used, 260 mm newtonian reflector f/6 with a 21 mm eyepiece and a 2x Barlow (Barlow 2x Vixen Deluxe) (149x).
Phase of the Moon: Crescent but not visible.