PN Patchick 5

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Object data of PN Patchick5

Object type: Planetary nebula
Size: 2.5'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cyg
Distance: 4,500 Ly
Notes: Patchick 5 (Pa 5) is a bipolar planetary nebula in constellation Cygnus. Its distance is estimated to be about 4,500 light years. This planetary nebula, which is embedded in faint background nebulosity, was discovered by Dana Patchick, a member of the Deep Sky Hunter team in year 2005 by scanning the digital sky surveys (DSS).

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-16 until 2017-10-14 (12 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 66x2min / RGB 20x2min each / Ha 88x8min / [OIII] 96x8min
Exposure time total: 28h 44min
Notes: Image acquisition in 12 nights with bright moon