PN Abell 61

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Object data of PN Abell61

Object type: Planetary nebula
Size: 3.3'
Magnitude: 14.4 mag
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 5,000 Ly
Notes: Abell 61 is a faint planetary nebula in constellation Cygnus. Its distance is estimated to be about 5,000 light years.

Exposure data

Date: 2016-09-10+11+12+13+14+21+22+25+27+29 + 2016-10-09+22
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 76x2min / RGB 28x2min each / Ha 72x8min / [OIII] 86x8min
Exposure time total: 26h 24min
Notes: Image acquisition in 12 nights with bright moon