LoTr 5 British Astronomical Association Picture of the Weeek, 22 February 2020 Published in Astronomy Now Magazine April 2020
A very faint planetary nebula in the constellation Coma Berenices. It has the highest galactic latitude of all planetary nebulae.
TARGET Nomenclature: LoTr5 Right Ascension: 12:55:33.7 Declination: +25:53:30 Size: 9 arc min Discovery: A.J. Longmore and S. B. Tritton in 1980 Reference:Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 193, Issue 3, December 1980, Pages 521–524
EQUIPMENT USED Twin APM TMB LZOS 152 refractors 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount Twin QSI6120 CCD cameras Astrodon filters
IMAGE CAPTURE 5nm H-Alpha: 41x1800 bin 3x3 3nm OIII: 43x1800 bin 2x2 Red: 20x300 bin 1x1 Green: 20x300 bin 1x1 Blue: 20x300 bin 1x1 Total integration: 47 hours Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel Field radius: 0.239 degrees Capture dates: 31 December 2019 - 5 February 2010 Capture location: Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain