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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: Kn 121

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Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observer

Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observed

2021 Oct 07 - 15:46

Uploaded

2021 Oct 08 - 15:58

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Constellation

Delphinus

Field centre

RA: 20h42m
Dec: +13°51'
Position angle: -0°33'

Field size

0°34' × 0°22'

Equipment
  • APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
Exposure

30 hours OIIILRGB

Location

Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Kn 121

Title

Kn 121

About this image

An extremely faint planetary nebula in the constellation Delphinus. It has an unusual morphology as a result of heavy interaction with the interstellar medium. It was discovered by Austrian amateur astronomer Matthias Kronberger. It is also known as the Delphinus Diamond. This is the first amateur photograph of this target.

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