Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lynx (Lyn)

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    Headphone Nebula - PK 164+31.1, 



    
        

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    Headphone Nebula - PK 164+31.1

    Image of the day 03/05/2018

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      Headphone Nebula - PK 164+31.1, 



    
        

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      Headphone Nebula - PK 164+31.1
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      Headphone Nebula - PK 164+31.1

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Jan. 26, 2018 ·  Feb. 19, 2018
      Frames:
      Astrodon 3nm OIII: 14×600(2h 20′) bin 2×2
      Astrodon I-series: 15×60(15′) bin 1×1
      Ha 5nm: 52×900(13h) bin 1×1
      Integration:
      15h 35′
      Avg. Moon age:
      6.25 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      40.12%

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 1937133

      RA center: 07h57m49s.7

      DEC center: +53°2454

      Pixel scale: 0.510 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 263.325 degrees

      Field radius: 0.176 degrees

      Resolution: 2009x1472

      File size: 727.5 KB

      Description

      This puppy is surprisingly faint especially when imaging through persistent haze. This planetary nebula is also known as Jones-Emberson 1 and located 1600 light-years away in the constellation Lynx. The bluish white-dwarf parent star is visible near the center of the structure at an apparent magnitude of 16.8.

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      Headphone Nebula - PK 164+31.1, 



    
        

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