PN Abell 24

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Object data of PN Abell24

Object type: Planetary nebula
Size: 6.0'
Magnitude: 13.6 mag
Constellation: CMi
Distance: 2,200 Ly
Notes: Abell 24 is a planetary nebula in constellation Canis Minor. Since this planetary nebula shines almost exclusively in Halpha, its intense red colour results.

Exposure data

Date: 2020-12-26 until 2021-03-12 (6 nights)
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1 / Ha 5nm 1x1 / [OIII] 3nm 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 20x8min / RGB 8x8min each / Ha 32x16min / [OIII] 24x16min
Exposure time total: 20h 48min
Notes: Bad transparency or bright moon during exposures