PK 104-1.1 (Minkowski 2-53) Planetary Nebula in Lacerta

Located at: RA 22 hours 32 minutes 18 seconds, Dec +56 degrees 10 minutes 26 seconds

Size: 23" x 17" Magnitude: 15.1 photographic Class: 3b

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

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

Image:

 Lumicon Red filter, 530 minutes (53 x 10 minute subs), 10/1/2/3/2016; seeing 2.2-3.9 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.93.6093.26774, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes:

First image of this month in my usual trek to the north, to avoid the moon moving into the southern skies ...

View 200% crop.

See the CDS image/data.