Herschel 373 (North Up, East Left)
Herschel 373, also known as NGC 2022, is a planetary nebula in the constellation of Orion. Its central star shines at magnitude 14.9 and lies at a distance of ~6,900 light-years. The bright star to the wes-northwest is magnitude 8.2 SAO 113036. This image comprises 10 x Luminance (30 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (30, 30 and 24 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 55 degrees on 26 January 2017. 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 26 May 2020