PN Abell 12  -  wide field

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Image with TEC APO 200 FL (f=1500mm)

Object data of PN Abell12

Object type: Planetary Nebula
Size: 0.7'
Magnitude: 14mag
Constellation: Ori
Distance: 6,900 Ly
Notes: Abell 12 is a planetary nebula located in the constellation of Orion. Abell 12 is known as "the hidden planetary" because of the 4 mag bright foreground star Mu Orionis making it difficult to observe. North of Mu Ori one can find the open star cluster NGC 2141.

Exposure data

Date: 2023-02-10 until 2023-02-21 (3 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED with reducer (4" Apo f=385mm)
Camera: Nikon Z6 (ISO 800)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 60x2min
Exposure time total: 2h00min