Herschel 353 and Caldwell 39 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 353, also known as the “Eskimo Nebula”, NGC 2392 and Caldwell 39, is a planetary nebula in the constellation of Gemini.  It lies at a distance of ~2,900 light-years.  This image comprises 10 x Luminance (15 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (15, 15 and 12 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 75 degrees on 24 February 2017. The fields of view of the images at the top and bottom are 34’ x 23’ and 18’ x 12’ respectively.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 6 May 2018
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