Behold, directly overhead, a certain strange star was suddenly seen...
Amazed, and as if astonished and stupefied, I stood still.

— Tycho Brahe

NGC6781

Taken 9-14-10 thru 111mm Astrotech combined 37 x 2 min exposures totaling 74 minutes.  Located in  Aquila this planetary nebula was 2 ly across but continues to expand.  The central star is a blue white dwarf but is not visible here, may need to mag image.

This was also a guided image using Starlight Xpress CCD and SX guider.

NGC6781