Abell 61

Posted by dcrowson
on Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Abell 61 (PN G077.6+14.7 and others) is a faint (magnitude 17.39 V) planetary nebula found in Cygnus.

Luminance – 27x600s – 270 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

390 minutes total exposure – 6 hours 30 minutes

Imaged August 3rd, 2018 and July 7th, 8th and 9th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48254062272/sizes/l

This object is brighter in OIII but with the monsoon season here, it will be some time before I can collect the data.
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