Soap Bubble Nebula | Kjell H. Winnem

Kjell H. Winnem
Location of photo
Date/Time of photo
Oct 13, 2009
Homebuilt 10 inch Newtonian (F4) and mount in dome. Camera: Meade DSI Pro II, guided off-axis with modified ToUcam 840K Pro II and PHD, GPUSB interface to mount. Exposure: H-alpha,S II,O III, 3x60min, HST-palette. Processing:Nebulosity2 and PS CS3.
Three amateur astronomers in California found this beautiful planetary in july 2008, officially named PN G75.5+1.7. It lies abt 4000 ly away in Cygnus. Diam. abt 5 ly.
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