Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7048
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NGC 7048 and outer halo, 


            Rauno Päivinen
NGC 7048 and outer halo
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NGC 7048 and outer halo

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON Travelscope 70/400

Guiding cameras: ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Optec NextGEN WideField 0.5X

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  Stark Labs .Nebulosity 3.1  ·  Astroart 5

Filters: Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 7nm  ·  Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"

Accessory: BYO Homeobservatory  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel

Dates:Sept. 30, 2016

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.24%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1267062

RA center: 21h 14' 13"

DEC center: +46° 13' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.910 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.561 degrees

Field radius: 0.255 degrees

Resolution: 1329x1514

Locations: Backyard Observatory, Imatra, kymi, Finland


I observed this planetary 30.9.2016 and noticed unknown very faint outer halo of it.
I have not found any other picture or information of it.
So this may be first time ever noticing this halo!


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 7048 and outer halo, 


            Rauno Päivinen