PK 151+0.1 (Kohoutek 3-64) Planetary Nebula in Perseus

Located at: RA 04 hours 13 minutes 27 seconds, Dec +51 degrees 50 minutes 59 seconds

Size: 8.0" Magnitude: 16.9 photographic Class: --

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


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


Lumicon Red filter, 1120 minutes (112 x 10 minute subs), 11/30 & 12/1/11/12/13/2017; seeing 2.7-5.2 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: It took two weeks to finish this object ... between high winds, smoke, and clouds ... This fairly faint object was started before the clouds and winds, but while the moon was almost full (11/30 & 12/1). Most of the subs were over 4 arc seconds (only one sub was under 3.0 arc seconds).

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See the CDS image/data.