Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1501
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            Chuck Manges
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 1100

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD qhy23

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer Celestron f7

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.0  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm

Dates:Sept. 18, 2014

Frames:Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 12x300" (1h) bin 2x2

Integration: 1h

Darks: 10

Avg. Moon age: 24.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.45%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 368192

RA center: 04h07m03s.1

DEC center: +60°5515

Pixel scale: 0.742 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.426 degrees

Field radius: 0.171 degrees

Resolution: 620x544


Recently I found a list online of 100 planetary nebulas. I've already imaged some of the greats on the list, M27,M57,M76 to name a few. I wanted to image a lesser known planetary nebula and I found this small PN (56"x48") in the constellation of Camelopardalis


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            Chuck Manges