The Abell Planetary Nebulae


Object
Magnitude
Size
Constellation
Central star
Minimum Aperture
           
Abell 1
18.0
47,0"
Cepheus
20.5
 
14.1 (v)
36,0"
Cassiopeia
20.0
8"
Abell 3
16.0 (v)
1,0'
Cassiopeia
18.8
 
14.4
20,0"
Perseus
19.9
8"
Abell 5
16.0
2,1'
Perseus
21.4
 
Abell 6
14.3 (v)
3,1'
Cassiopeia
19.6
10"
13.2 (p)
12,7'
Lepus
15.5
4"
Abell 8
16.6 (p)
60,0"
Auriga
20.2
 
Abell 9
-
36,0"
Auriga
20.0
 
14.0 (v)
34,0"
Orion
20.2
8"
Abell 11
-
-
Orion
-
 
12.4 (v)
37,0"
Orion
19.7
8"
Abell 13
15.3 (v)
2,2'
Orion
19.8
 
Abell 14
14:
34,0"
Orion
15.2
  Cs 8"
Abell 15
15.6
34,0"
Canis Major
16.1
  10"
15.4 (v)
2,3'
Lynx
17.4
 8"
Abell 17
-
-
Monoceros
-
plate flaw 
Abell 18
17.0 (v)
1,2'
Monoceros
20.9
 
Abell 19
16.3 (v)
69,0" x 59,0"
Gemini
-
 
Abell 20
14.3
67,0"
Canis Minor
16.5
 
10.3
11,7'
Gemini
16.0
3"
Abell 22
15.4 (p)
2,1' x 1,4'
Canis Minor
19.5
 
Abell 23
13.1
54,0"
Puppis
-
 10"
13.6 (p)
6,0' x 5,5'
Canis Minor
17.4
3"
Abell 25
15.4 (p)
2,8'
Monoceros
18.9
 
Abell 26
18.1 (p)
34,0"
Puppis
-
 
Abell 27
17.9 (p)
59,0"
Pyxis
13.9
 10"
Abell 28
13.5 (v)
4,7'
Ursa Major
17.4
 
Abell 29
14.3 (p)
6,6'
Pyxis
18.3
 
Abell 30
15.6 (p)
1,8'
Cancer
14.3
 
12.2 (p)
16,2'
Cancer
15.5
3"
Abell 32
-
-
Hydra
-
 
12.6 (v)
4,5'
Hydra
15.5
3"
12.9 (v)
4,7'
Hydra
16.3
3"
12.7 (v)
12,8'
Hydra
9.6
3"
13.0 (p)
6,0' x 5,0'
Virgo
11.5
3"
Abell 37
13.9 (v)
54,0"
Virgo
17.9
8"
Abell 38
15.5
151,0" x 98,0"
Scorpius
20.5
 
Abell 39
13.0 (v)
2,9'
Hercules
15.6
 8" 
Abell 40
16.8 (p)
29,0"
Ophiuchus
19.7
 
Abell 41
15.6 (v)
18,0"
Serpens Cauda
16.5
 
Abell 42
14.6
60,0"
Ophiuchus
20.3
 
Abell 43
14.7 (p)
78,0" x 72,0"
Ophiuchus
14.7
 10" 
Abell 44
15.4
60,0" x 48,0"
Sagittarius
-
 
Abell 45
12.9
4,8'
Scutum
21.1
8"???
Abell 46
13.8 (v)
60,0"
Lyra
14.9
8"
Abell 47
20.9 (p)
20,0"
Serpens Cauda
21.0
 
Abell 48
13.5
42,0"
Aquila
-
10" 
Abell 49
16.1
35,0"
Scutum
21.0
 
13.4 (v)
36,0" x 30,0"
Draco
20.0
8"
Abell 51
15.0
62,0"
Sagittarius
15.4
 
Abell 52
16.5 (p)
37,0"
Aquila
18.4
 
Abell 53
15.5 (v)
31,0"
Aquila
20.9
 
Abell 54
16.8 (v)
63,0"
Vulpecula
-
 
Abell 55
13.2 (v)
50,0"
Aquila
20.5
 
Abell 56
12.4
3,3' x 2,7'
Aquila
19.7
 
Abell 57
14.4 (v)
37,0"
Vulpecula
17.6
 
Abell 58
14.7
40,0"
Aquila
19.4
 
Abell 59
16.4 (v)
86,0"
Sagitta
21.1
 
Abell 60
15.7 (p)
76,0" x 65,0"
Sagittarius
18.5
 
Abell 61
13.5 (v)
3,2'
Cygnus
17.3
8"?
Abell 62
14.7 (v)
2,6'
Aquila
18.8
10"
Abell 63
17.1 (p)
34,0"
Sagitta
14.6
16"
Abell 64
15.3 (v)
-
Aquila
-
11"
Abell 65
13.2
2,3'
Sagittarius
15.9
 
Abell 66
14.9 (p)
4,5'
Sagittarius
17.3
 
Abell 67
13.7 (v)
67,0"
Aquila
19.3
 
Abell 68
15.2
38,0"
Vulpecula
13.2
 
Abell 69
18.7
25,0"
Cygnus
21.0
 
Abell 70
14.5 (v)
42,0"
Aquila
19.1
8"
Abell 71
14.5 (v)
2,6'
Cygnus
18.9
8"
Abell 72
12.7 (v)
2,0' x 1,8'
Delphinus
16.1
8"
Abell 73
16.5 (v)
1,1'
Cepheus
21.1
 
Abell 74
12.2
13,8'
Vulpecula
17.0
 
13.5
56,0"
Cepheus
18.0
8"
Abell 76
12...?
-
Aquarius
-
 
Abell 77
14.0 (v)
76,0" x 49,0"
Cepheus
15.7
16"
13.4 (v)
2,0' x 1,7'
Cygnus
13.2
8"
Abell 79
15.0 (v)
2,0' x 1,5'
Lacerta
18.7
8"?
Abell 80
15.2 (p)
2,7' x 2,0'
Lacerta
19.6
8"?
14.4 (v)
32,0"
Cepheus
18.8
8"
13.8 (v)
94,0"
Cassiopeia
14.9
8"
Abell 83
15.5 (v)
47,0"
Cassiopeia
21.0
 
13.0 (v)
2,5' x 2,0'
Cassiopeia
18.4
8"
Abell 85
-
-
Cassiopeia
-
 
Abell 86
16.7 (p)
63,0"
Cepheus
20.0
10"

The minimum apertures are a combined effort by three different people:
Jaakko Saloranta, Iiro Sairanen and Steve Waldee


Updated: Monday, October 3, 2016 8:17 AM