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Contains:  Eskimo nebula, NGC 2392
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NGC 2392, the Eskimo Nebula, 


            Koen Dierckens
NGC 2392, the Eskimo Nebula

NGC 2392, the Eskimo Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron CPC 925 XLT

Imaging camera:Nikon D70


Resolution: 1638x849

Dates:Jan. 28, 2011

Frames: 41x30" ISO1250

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 24.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.37% job: 119336

RA center: 112.286 degrees

DEC center: 20.913 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.725 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 13.997 degrees

Field radius: 0.186 degrees

Locations: Merksem, None


NGC 2392 - Eskimo or Clownface Nebula in constellation Gemini.
Planetary nebula at 3000 light-years.



Koen Dierckens
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 2392, the Eskimo Nebula, 


            Koen Dierckens