IC 5217 (PK 100-5.1) Planetary Nebula in Lacerta

Located at: RA 22 hours 23 minutes 56 seconds, Dec +50 degrees 58 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 7.0" Magnitude: 12.6 photographic Class: 2

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 10 minutes (150 x 0.067 minute {4 seconds} subs), 08/14/2016; seeing 2.1-4.2 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.92.6001.26126, Photoshop CS5.1


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

Notes: Moon is still in the southern skies .. so I continue imaging to the north. This one is very small, but it is obviously not a star on the 200% crop. Because of the high surface brightness, I used the best (seeing) 150 out of 200 four second subs.

View 200% crop. See the CDS image/data.