Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Hydra (Hya)  ·  Contains:  PK283+25.1
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Southern Owl planetary nebula

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Southern Owl planetary nebula

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"
Imaging Cameras
Finger Lakes Instruments Proline 16803
Mounts
AP900GTO
Filters
Astronomik L R G B Series II
Software
PixInsight · MaximDL
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 15, 2021
Frames:
43x600" (7h 10')
Integration:
7h 10'
Avg. Moon age:
3.33 days
Avg. Moon phase:
12.01%

RA center: 11h26m42s.21

DEC center: -34°1847.2

Pixel scale: 1.452 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -74.072 degrees

Field radius: 0.279 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1046x902

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Southern Owl planetary nebula has a diameter of almost four light-years and is located in Hydra (The Female Water Snake). It gets its name from its fancied resemblance to the Owl Nebula (Messier 97, ESO 378-1) in Ursa Major. Catalogue designations for the Southern Owl are PN K 1-22 and PN G283.6+25.3.

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