Sunday, 26 August 2012

M57



M57 / Ring nebula / NGC6720
Constellation - Lyra
Planetary nebula

Date - 26/8/12
Location - Home
Seeing - II
SQM 20.3 (NELM 5.6)

Telescope - 12" f/5
EP - 7mm Pentax XW x218 TFoV 0˚19

Sketch materials - White Conte pastels and ink pen

Sketch notes
Lovely view with from low power through to high. Slight oval shape from N to S with a thicker edge on the S side, faint surrounding stars, didnt even attempt to view two stars in the centre due to seeing conditions.

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