Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
Planetary nebula AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6), 



    
        

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Planetary nebula AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6)
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Planetary nebula AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6)

Planetary nebula AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6), 



    
        

            Boris US5WU
Planetary nebula AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6)
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Planetary nebula AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron CPC800XLT

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Starizona Night Owl 0.4x SCT

Software: PixInsight  ·  MaximDL  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  StarTools

Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm  ·  Astrodon O3 1.25 3nm  ·  Astrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series

Accessory: Starlight Xpress SX mini filter wheel


Frames:
B: 34x150" (1h 25') bin 1x1
G: 34x150" (1h 25') bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 60x900" (15h) bin 2x2
Astrodon O3 1.25 3nm: 55x900" (13h 45') bin 2x2
R: 34x150" (1h 25') bin 1x1

Integration: 33h


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4022736

RA center: 19h 31' 7"

DEC center: +43° 25' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.063 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.378 degrees

Field radius: 0.451 degrees


Resolution: 2331x1971

Locations: Home observatory, Chervonograd, Lvov region, Ukraine

Data source: Backyard

Description

AMU 1 (PN G075.9+11.6) is a bipolar planetary nebula in Cygnus.
AMU 1 is a faint but extremely strange and beautiful planetary nebula with a size of 5x2 arcminutes. It was discovered by the astronomers Alba Aller, Luis Miranda and Ana Ulla in 2013 and was found in the field covered by the Kepler telescope. It has a complex multishell morphology and a series of low ionisation structures and has a binary central star with orbital period of 2.93 days.
As far as I know, this is the first amateur color photo of this nebula. In appearance, I would even give it a name - "Peaceful Atom".

This image taken over several nights in September, October 2020.

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