Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  M 37  ·  NGC 2099
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PNG177.5-03.1 (M37 planetary nebula, IPHASX J055226.2+323724), 



    
        

            Rauno Päivinen
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PNG177.5-03.1 (M37 planetary nebula, IPHASX J055226.2+323724), 



    
        

            Rauno Päivinen
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PNG177.5-03.1 (M37 planetary nebula, IPHASX J055226.2+323724)

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

Filters: Astrodon 1.25" 5 nm HA  ·  Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"

Accessory: BYO Homeobservatory  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel


Dates:Feb. 4, 2019

Frames: 79x600"

Integration: 13.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4003607

RA center: 5h 52' 24"

DEC center: +32° 35' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.908 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.058 degrees

Field radius: 0.226 degrees


Resolution: 1275x1262

Locations: Backyard Observatory, Imatra, kymi, Finland

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is very interesting planetary nebula, you can find it in same area like M37 open cluster. If you like to catch this use H-alfa filter, i try also with OIII but did not see anything. Very weak signal also in H-alfa.

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PNG177.5-03.1 (M37 planetary nebula, IPHASX J055226.2+323724), 



    
        

            Rauno Päivinen

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