Jonckheere 900 Planetary Nebula in Gemini

(RA 06h 25.9m , Dec. +1747', 12.2 mag., 8" in diameter)

This starlike planetary nebula is located 310' NWW of g Geminorum (see finder chart below).

The above image was taken on January 19, 2002 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera was used on Celestron Ultima 8 f6.3 telescope autoguided with Cookbook 211 LDC camera on a piggybacked 500mm f8 telephoto lens. Sixteen white exposures (30 sec. each) were processed with AIP4WIN.

North is to the right.

Map created in Guide 7.0 - 745' x 745'. North is up.

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