PK 96+2.1 (Kohoutek 3-61) Planetary Nebula in Cygnus

Located at: RA 21 hours 30 minutes 01 seconds, Dec +54 degrees 27 minutes 25 seconds

Size: 6.0" Magnitude: 16.8 photographic Class: 2

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 100 minutes (100 x 1.0 minute {60 seconds} subs), 08/11/2017; seeing 2.0-3.0 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)


Snuck this one-night planetary nebula in after finishing Sh2-127 (located about 15 minutes SSE from Sh2-127), and just before leaving to view the August 21st eclipse ...

View the 200% crop.

See the CDS image/data.