PN Abell 39

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Object data of PN Abell39

Object type: Planetary nebula
Size: 2.9'
Magnitude: 13.7 mag
Constellation: Her
Distance: 7,000 Ly
Notes: Abell 39 is a remarkably simple, spherical nebula about five light-years across. The blue star in the centre of the sphere is a hot white dwarf.

Exposure data

Date: 2015-05-28+29 + 2015-06-02+04+05
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1120mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1 / [OIII] 1x1
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: L 40x2min / R 15x2min / G 15x2min / B 15x2min / [OIII] 28x8min
Exposure time total: 6h 34min
Notes: Image acquisition in 5 nights around full moon.