Planetary nebula Jones Emberson 1 (PK 164+31.1) in Lynx

Posted by dass717
on Wednesday, April 21, 2010

by Dave Lassiter


Jones Emberson 1 is large planetary in the constellation Lynx.  It is about 1,600 light years distant and different estimations have it as being between 12th & 14th magnitude with low surface brightness. It was discovered in 1939 by R. Jones and R.  Emberson. It's PK designations comes from the names of Czechoslovokian astronomers Perek and Kohoutek, who in 1967 created an extensive catalog of all of the planetary nebulas known in the Milky Way as of 1964. Photo taken from Harrisburg, Pa night of April 19, 2010. Meade 14" LX 200 ACF @ F 3.3, and a DSI 3 camera. Twelve 2:49.7 exposures. Celeston LPR filter and guided with PHD. Processed in Astro Art 3.0.

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