PK 102-2.1 (Abell 79) Planetary Nebula in Lacerta

Located at: RA 22 hours 26 minutes 17 seconds, Dec +54 degrees 49 minutes 40 seconds

Size: 120" x 90" Magnitude: 15.8 photographic Class: 4+3

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, 800 minutes (80 x 10 minute subs), 09/5/6/7/8/9/2016; seeing 2.2-4.1 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1


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

Notes: Have moved to the north to avoid the moon ... This rather faint planetary took a little longer than anticipated, as two of my nights of imaging where cut short by the marine stratus (fog) coming in shortly after darkness.

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