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

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Plane Wave Instruments CDK 12.5"

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera

Software: PixInsight  ·  MaximDL

Filters: Astronomik L R G B Series II


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.208

DEC center: -34°1847.24

Pixel scale: 1.452 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -74.072 degrees

Field radius: 0.279 degrees

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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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