The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas - 2nd Edition
Massimo Zecchin has just completed the 2nd Edition of an atlas of planetary nebulae observed with small apertures and from suburban locations, entitled: "The Brightest Planetary Nebulae Observing Atlas".
Massimo has kindly made the atlas is freely available in two versions, Black (for display) and White (printer friendly with the images in negative).
The 2nd Edition contains:
- Six additional objects.
- Data of visual magnitude, central star magnitude and object size from the Strasbourg-ESO Catalogue of Galactic Planetary Nebulae (SEC catalogue) and in a few cases from the Saguaro Astronomy Club database (SAC catalogue).
- Calculated surficial brightness for any object (in magnitude per square arcsec).
- Six additionaltables showing the objects sorted by magnitude, surficial brightness, size, central star mag, constellation and declination.
- A general position map.
Either version of the atlas can be downloaded as a PDF file onto your computer by right clicking the respective image above and choosing either Save Target As or Save Link As...
Please note that the Black version is 14MB and the White version 10MB