IC 2003 (PK 161-14.1) Planetary Nebula in Perseus

Located at: RA 03 hours 56 minutes 21 seconds, Dec +33 degrees 52 minutes 27 seconds

Size: 9.0" Magnitude: 12.6 photographic Class: 2

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter,  69 minutes (92 x 0.75 minute {45 seconds} subs), 02/10/14/2014; seeing 2.4-4.2 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.76.5115.24309, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes: Had to stop imaging NGC 2419, as the nearly full moon was near enough to shine down the tube and ruin the 10 minute subs ...

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From the NGC / IC Project:

NO Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for IC 2003 ... Contemporary/Current Data for IC 2003 lists the size as 7"x6"