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NEW DISCOVERY: Drechsler 30 / PNG 109.9-08.1

Technical card

Imaging camera:Atik One 9.0 with OAG

Mount:EQ8

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Resolution: 3154x2671

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 1.25 3nm: 180x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 200x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2: 16x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 82.3 hours

Astrometry.net job: 3104626

RA center: 23h 25' 43"

DEC center: +52° 34' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.775 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.471 degrees

Field radius: 1.019

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Planetary Nebula candidate Drechsler 30 (aka "The Monster“)
Discovered at the Baerenstein Observatory in 2019
Catalogue number PN-G 109.9-08.1
http://planetarynebulae.net/FR/page_np.php?id=533

Photographer: Andreas Zirke
https://www.astrobin.com/users/az-picture.de/

Coordinates: 23:25:34.37 +52:32:36.69
Constellation: Cassiopeia and Andromeda

Probably the biggest PN candidate ever discovered by an amateur.
Dimensions: 1.05 x 1.17 degrees (3 times the size of the full moon)

Comments

Author

Marcel_Drechsler
Marcel Drechsler
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Revisions

B

Position of Dr 30 and relation tho the full moon.

C

Central white dwarf

D

Widefield H-alpha (negative)

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NEW DISCOVERY:  Drechsler 30 / PNG 109.9-08.1, 





    
        

            Marcel Drechsler