Herschel 40 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 40, also known as NGC 7008, is a planetary nebula in the constellation of Cygnus.  It lies at d distance of ~2,600 light-years.  The central star is component C of the double star hj1605. This image comprises 9 x Luminance (120 seconds each) and 7 x Red, Green and Blue (120, 130 and 96 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 60 degrees on 30 September 2016. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 32’ x 21’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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