PK 131-5.1 (PN G131.4-05.4) Planetary Nebula in Perseus

Located at: RA 01 hours 53 minutes 03 seconds, Dec +56 degrees 24 minutes 17 seconds

Size: 24.0" Magnitude: 14.9 photographic Class: --

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, 870 minutes (87 x 10 minute subs), 11/1/3/4/5/2015; seeing 2.5-4.4 per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.90.5589.16047, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes: Nice little planetary just over the Cassiopeia border in Perseus. Tucked under the "W" of Cassiopeia (this time of year).

View 200% crop.

See the CDS image/data.