PK 86-8.1 (Humason 1-2) Planetary Nebula in Cygnus

Located at: RA 21 hours 33 minutes 08 seconds, Dec +39 degrees 38 minutes 12 seconds

Size: 32" x 20" Magnitude: 12.7 photographic Class: 2

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, 470 minutes (47 x 10 minute subs), 08/22/23/2015; seeing 2.2-3.7 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:

One of several objects imaged this August in Cygnus, while the nearly full moon made imaging in the south impractical. See the CDS image/data.

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