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Planetary Nebula Longmore-Tritton 5


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About this observation
Peter Goodhew
Time of observation
05/02/2020 - 15:08
Longmore-Tritton 5
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
APM TMB 152 LZOS Refractor
QSI6120wsg8 camera
Astrodon Blue: 20x300" Astrodon Green: 20x300" Astrodon Red: 20x300" Astrodon OIII: 43x1800s bin 2x2 Astrodon Ha: 41x1800s bi

I have always liked planetary nebulae, and some of the more obscure examples can be the most interesting.  Here, Peter has captured a faint one located in Coma Berenices. Also designated PN G339.9 + 88.4, it was discovered by Longmore & Tritton in 1980 and is the highest Galactic latitude planetary nebula known.

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