PK 126+3.1 (Kohoutek 3-90) Planetary Nebula in Cassiopeia
Located at: RA 01 hours 24 minutes 59 seconds, Dec +65 degrees 38 minutes 33 seconds
Size: 9.0" Magnitude: 16.0 photographic Class: --
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, 390 minutes (39 x 10 minute subs), 10/05/06/2017; seeing 2.3-4.8 FWHM per CCDStack
|Processing:||CCDStack 2.94.6355.18107, Photoshop CS5.1|
Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)
|Notes:||Beginning of October ... mostly clear weather,
fairly poor seeing (with the advent of off-shore winds), and the
brightening moon led me to imaging some open clusters (see
NGC 189 , NGC 433
and Riddle 4) in the north. This is the only
planetary imaged, as I thought it would be bright enough to compete with
the moon ...
View 200% crop.
See the CDS image/data.