Drawing of NGC 4361 Planetary Nebula in Corvus

Roy Troxel
Location of photo
Taos, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo
Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:44am MDT
18" f/4.5 reflector. The drawing was made with a 2B pencil on Canson drawing paper, then processed with GIMP 2.8 software.
This a small, but tight and bright, planetary nebula in Corvus. It appears almost like a spiral galaxy, and with averted vision, some spiral "arms" can be seen. Note the absence of nearby stars. You might need an object locator, like Sky Commander, to find this.
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