Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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The Soap Bubble Nebula, 


            Gabe Shaughnessy
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The Soap Bubble Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service ONTC 10" f4 Newton

Imaging cameras: Quantum Scientific Imaging QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service ONTC 10" f4 Newton

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar

Focal reducers: Televue Paracorr Type-2

Software: PixInsight  ·  Voyager  ·  Astro-Physics Command Center (APCC) Pro Software  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  OIII 3nm

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2  ·  Starlight Instruments Focuser Boss 2 HSM

Dates:June 18, 2020July 2, 2020

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 14x900" bin 1x1
OIII 3nm: 19x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 8.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.41%

Astrometry.net job: 3647198

RA center: 20h 15' 22"

DEC center: +38° 2' 56"

Pixel scale: 0.658 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.236 degrees

Field radius: 0.396 degrees

Resolution: 3388x2712

Data source: Backyard


Description from Wikipedia:
The Soap Bubble Nebula, or PN G75.5+1.7, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Cygnus, near the Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888). It was discovered by amateur astronomer Dave Jurasevich using an Astro-Physics 160 mm refractor telescope with which he imaged the nebula on June 19, 2007 and on July 6, 2008. The nebula was later independently noted and reported to the International Astronomical Union by Keith. B. Quattrocchi and Mel Helm who imaged PN G75.5+1.7 on July 17, 2008.