Kronberger-Teutsch-Crisp 1 (KTC1) Planetary Nebula Candidate in [SII], Halpha and [OIII]

(RA 21 28 10.8  DEC +58 52 36 0.35' x 0.25' elongated nebula around UV-Star Lanning 424)

Discovered June 5, 2006 by Matthias Kronberger, Philipp Teutsch and Richard Crisp

2007/2008 update: click image to see WIYN Shots from Dr. Jacoby in High resolution

 

Discovery image (disc June 5, 2006)

High Resolution confirmation image

click image to enlarge, click here for highest resolution

Taken on June 24, 2006 from the Shingletown Star Party in Shingletown, Ca (~3000 ft MSL)

Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain (18" f/12.6)

Lumicon Giant Easy Guider with Focal reducer for final: F= 3366mm, f/7.1

Finger Lakes CM10 MaxCam imaging camera operated at -26C

Robofocus

Finger Lakes CFW1 Filter wheel

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom Scientific  3nm FWHM [SII] filter (50mm diameter)

Custom Scientific  3nm FWHM Ha filter (50mm diameter)

Custom Scientific  3nm FWHM [OIII] filter (50mm diameter)

Three exposures of 10 minutes for Halpha (binned 2x2)

Four exposures of 10 minutes for Halpha (binned 2x2)

Four exposures of 10 minutes for Halpha (binned 2x2)

two hours ten minutes total exposure time

 

Dr Jacoby's images were taken during sub-arcsecond seeing conditions using the WIYN 3.5M telescope on Kitt Peak on Nov 10, 17 and 18, 2007

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