NGC 246  -  Skull Nebula

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Object data of NGC246

Object type: planetary nebula
Size: 3.8'
Magnitude: 8.0 mag
Constellation: Cet
Distance: 1,600 Ly

Exposure data

Date: 2010-06-27
Location: Australia - Northern Galactic Members Telescope (Remote)
Telescope: 16'' RCOS (f=3700mm)
Camera: Apogee U9000 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Exposure time: L 5x4m / R 5x4m / G 5x4m / B 5x4m / Ha 5x15m / OIII 5x15m
Exposure time total: 3h 50m
Notes: Full moon; image acquisition by Herbert Walter; image processing by Bernhard Hubl