An LRGB color CCD image taken with a Starlight Express MX-716 CCD camera thru Kopernik Observatory's Optical Guidance Systems 20-inch F/8.1 telescope scope.
"9th magnitude star in nebula 3 arc minutes in diameter."
"Irregular disk involved in a larger and fainter disk of smooth nebulosity. Central star = magnitude 9.40 v."
This Planetary Nebula is located in the Constellation of Taurus at an estimated distance of 1,950 light years.
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George Normandin, KAS
February 26th, 2003