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Planetary Nebula Yerkes-McDonald 16


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About this observation
Peter Goodhew
Time of observation
17/07/2019 - 23:00
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractor
QSI6120wsg8 camera
24 hours total RGN 20x600 each, Lum 22x600, Ha 21x1800 bin 2x2

Peter mentions that this is a rarely-imaged, extremely faint planetary nebula in the constellation of Serpens Cauda.  It is also known as RCW 181 and PN G038.7+01.9.  It is named after the two observatories engaged in a survey of the sky in 1953/54 sky which discovered this very challenging and faint object. 

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