This very bright planetary nebula in Aquarius at a size of 25 x 40” displays fine-structured details, concentric shells and a very faint scattered extended bluish halo.
The distance to this nebula is 1400 light years.
Find a high resolution Hubble image here.
Exposure data: Ha-OIII-SII-LRGB (Ha 12x10m, OIII 10x10m, 6x5m, 6x150s, SII 6x20m, 6x10m, L 3x20m, R 6x20m, G 6x20m, B 9x20m), total exposure 12h.
Seeing 0.7-1 arcsec, 80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile
Processing: Johannes Schedler
Full image frame using all color channels in 60/100% size below
Center crop LRGB in 200% size below
Center crop in mapped color SII_Ha-OIII 200% size below