Minkowski 1-2

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, January 13, 2023
Mi1-2 (G133.1-08.6, PK 133-08 1 and others) is a small planetary nebula located approximately 8,500 light-years away in Perseus. The planetary is the nondescript object that looks like a star in the center. More information on Rudolph Minkowski’s list of planetary nebulae found with the Mount Wilson telescopes can be found here - https://skyandtelescope.org/sky-and-telescope-magazine/minkowski-planetary-nebulae.

Luminance – 24x300s – binned 1x1 – 120 minutes
RGB – 8x180s – 24 minutes each – binned 2x2

182 minutes total exposure – 3 hours 2 minutes

Imaged November 30th and December 25th, 2022 and January 9th, 2023 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/52625967333/sizes/l/
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