PK 147+4.1 (Minkowski 2-2) Planetary Nebula in Perseus

Located at: RA 04 hours 13 minutes 15 seconds, Dec +56 degrees 56 minutes 56 seconds

Size: 6.0" Magnitude: 14.0 photographic Class: 3

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

  ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter,  140 minutes (112 x 1.25 minute {75 seconds} subs), 12/6/20014; seeing 2.6-3.6 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.84.5400.22239, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

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

Notes: This December is starting out rainy (good), and cloudy (not so good for imaging) ... Had one night between clouds, with so so seeing, and imaged two small Planetary Nebulae. See PK 133-8.1.

View 200% crop.

See the CDS image/data.