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Observation by Loyd Overcash: PK 164+31.1 or Jones-Emberson 1

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Loyd Overcash

Observed

2021 Feb 10 - 17:00

Uploaded

2021 Feb 13 - 09:21

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Constellation

Lynx

Field centre

RA: 07h57m
Dec: +53°24'
Position angle: +87°32'

Field size

0°23' × 0°16'

Equipment
  • 14.5" RC Scope
  • ZWO 2600mm camera
Exposure

110 mins in 5 minute sub frames

Location

Fort Davis, Texas, USA

Target name

PK 164+31.1

Title

PK 164+31.1 or Jones-Emberson 1

About this image

Loyd is based in Houston, Texas but does his astronomy from his observatory in Fort Davis, within sight of the McDonald observatory. Jones-Emberson 1, also known as the Headphone Nebula, is a 14th magnitude planetary nebula in the constellation of Lynx at a distance of 1600 light years. It is a larger planetary with low surface brightness. The 16.8-magnitude central star is a very blue white dwarf.

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