IC 3568 (PK 123+34.1) Planetary Nebula in Camelopardalis

Located at: RA 12 hours 33 minutes 07 seconds, Dec +82 degrees 33 minutes 50 seconds

Size: 10" Magnitude: 11.6 photographic Class: 2+2a

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


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


Lumicon Red filter, 100 minutes (100 x 1 minute {60 seconds} subs), 01/22/2014; seeing 2.6-4.3 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.76.5115.24309, Photoshop CS5.1


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

Notes: I imaged this planetary nebula after NGC 2146 'set' into the tree to my north (same problem as IC 356).

View 200% crop.

From the NGC / IC Project:

NO Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for IC 3568 ... Contemporary/Current Data for IC 3568 lists the size as 18"x18"