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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: NGC 2440

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Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observer

Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observed

2021 Jan 06 - 16:45

Uploaded

2021 Jan 08 - 16:47

Objects

NGC2440

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Constellation

Puppis

Field centre

RA: 07h41m
Dec: -18°12'
Position angle: -3°52'

Field size

0°06' × 0°06'

Equipment
  • APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
  • 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
  • QSI6120 CCD Cameras
Exposure

32 hours total integration

Location

Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

NGC 2440

Title

NGC 2440

About this image

NGC 2440 - a bright planetary nebula in the constellation Puppis, at a distance of about 4,000 light years. It has a diameter of 58.9 arc seconds. It was discovered by William Herschel on March 4, 1790.

More details are available on my website at: https://www.imagingdeepspace.com/ngc2440.html

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