IPHASX J015624.9+652830 Astrobin Image Of The Day 11 September 2019
A very faint planetary nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia. One of my favorite planetary nebulae. The appearance of two slightly offset concentric rings suggests that it is a bipolar nebula almost viewed along its axis.
TARGET Nomenclature: Fe 6, Ferrero 6, PN-G 129.6+03.4, J015625.5+652827, IPHASX J015624.9+652830 Right Ascension: 01:56:25.25 Declination: +65:28:29.10 Size: 3.5 arc min Discovery: Independently discovered by the amateur astronomer Laurent Ferrero in November 2013 but spectroscopically confirmed by Laurence Sabin in 2011 as part of the IPHAS survey
EQUIPMENT USED Twin APM TMB LZOS 152 refractors 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount Twin QSI6120 CCD cameras Astrodon filters
IMAGE CAPTURE 5nm H-Alpha: 27x1800 bin 2x2 3nm OIII: 23x1800 bin 2x2 + 49x600 bin 3x3 Luminance: 21x300 bin 1x1 Red: 24x300 bin 1x1 Green: 29x300 bin 1x1 Blue: 25x300 bin 1x1 Total integration: 41.4 hours Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel Field radius: 0.269 degrees Capture dates: 24-31 August 2019 Capture location: Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain