McNeil's Nebula is back | Rick Johnson

Rick Johnson
Location of photo
Northern Minnesota
Date/Time of photo
Sept 8, 2008, 10:00 UT
14: LX200R, 10min Lum, 3 min RGB total, STL-11000XM, Paramount ME
Taken through dawn skies just to see if it had returned. I was more than a little shocked to find out it has. Unfortunately weather has prevented any further attempts to image it. But it appears much as I last saw it in 2005. I didn't expect a reappearance this soon.