PK 78+0.1 (Kohoutek 3-77) Planetary Nebula in Cygnus

Located at: RA 20 hours 29 minutes 19 seconds, Dec +40 degrees 15 minutes 16 seconds

Size: 8.0" Magnitude: 17.1 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, 640 minutes (64 x 10 minute subs), 08/10/11/12/2015; seeing 2.4-3.2 FWHM 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:

This little planetary nebula is in an interesting field ... located in the heart of Cygnus on the edge of the "Butterfly Nebula" (IC 1318). See the CDS image/data.

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