Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Abell 78, 


            Rauno Päivinen
Abell 78
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Abell 78

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON Travelscope 70/400

Guiding cameras: ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Optec NextGEN WideField 0.5X

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  Astroart 5  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Main Sequence Software

Accessory: BYO Homeobservatory  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2277724

RA center: 21h 35' 8"

DEC center: +31° 40' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.908 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.210 degrees

Field radius: 0.293 degrees

Resolution: 1901x1328

Locations: Backyard Observatory, Imatra, kymi, Finland

Data source: Backyard


Abell 78 is faint and iteresting planetary nebula in Cygnus. I imaged this during 3 nights with H-alfa and OIII filters.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Abell 78, 


            Rauno Päivinen

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Planetary Nebulae