NGC 2392 Eskimo Nebula
Object: NGC 2392 Eskimo Nebula
Equipment: Celestron C14 @ about f/7 (Astro-Physics CCD reducer) and SBIG ST-10XME camera on Astro-Physics 1200GTO mount
Exposure/Processing: LRGB (6min L, 5min RGB) 60s exposures
Location/Date: Gainesville, Florida; December 27, 2008

Planetary nebula in Gemini first identified by William Herschel in 1787.
Estimated to be between 1800 and 3800 light years distant. 9.1 magnitude; 0.7 arcminutes apparent dimension. If a distance of 3000 light years is used, the diameter would be approximately 0.6 light year.

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