NGC 1514 Planetary Nebula in Taurus 04h 10' +30deg 49'

NGC 1514  Planetary Nebula in Taurus 04h 10' +30deg 49'

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NGC 1514 is an especially lovely and delicately blue planetary nebula gently glowing at magnitude 10 in the constellation Taurus. Its expanding outer shell of stellar gas emanates from a magnitude 9.4 close central double star, SAO 57020. A fainter and larger gaseous shell also envelops the brighter inner region.



Date Imaged       :

November 25 - 28, 2008

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5

Camera       :

Atik 16HR

Exposure       :

10 hours

Filter       :

Astronomik L,R,G,B,OIII 120 minutes each

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines