NGC2392
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 NGC 2392 - PK197+17.1

"Eskimo or Clown Face Nebula"

  • TYPE:  Planetary Nebula. Type 3b+3b
  • RA: 7h 29.2'
  • DEC:  +20degrees 59'
  • SIZE:  15" X 15"
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  9.2
  • SURFACE BRIGHTNESS:  10.5
  • CONSTELLATION:  Gemini
  • DISTANCE:  3000 Light Years
  • DIAMETER:  0.6 Light Years

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-14, FL 3911 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector, with JMI NGF-S focuser, on Paramount GT1100 Robotic Mount.
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  Celestron 6.3
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  Santa Barbara Instruments AO-7
  • FILTER(S):  Clear, Red, Green, Blue
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -0 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  1 X1 (1530 X 1020)
  • TOTAL EXPOSURE TIME:  120 minutes (30 minuntes each Clear, Red, Green, Blue)
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  4
  • FILM SPEED:  None
  • DATE/TIME:  10-25-2003 / 05:31:24 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Valley Center,  San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  Unknown
  • HUMIDITY:  Unknown

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