PK 97+3.1* (Abell 77, Sh2-128) Planetary Nebula* in Cepheus

Located at: RA 21 hours 32 minutes 10 seconds, Dec +55 degrees 52 minutes 42 seconds

Size: 76" x 49" Magnitude: 16.4 photographic Class: 3a+3

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, 720 minutes (72 x 10 minute subs), 07/6/7/8/10/11/2017; seeing 2.4-3.9 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)


Still keeping away from the moon in the southern skies ...

View 200% crop.

*CDS (see below) indicates this is an HII region ...

See the CDS image/data.