This is a CCD image taken with our ST-6 CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20 inch F/8.1 telescope. The exposure was 5.25 minutes, the image scale is about 5 x 7 arc minutes.
Planetary nebula, pretty bright, very small, very little extended.
Description of NGC 2022 in:
Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:
Ring and disk. Magnitude of central star = 14.9
This Planetary Nebula is located about 3.5 degrees north west of the first magnitude red giant star Betelgeuse in the constellation of Orion.
Planetary Nebulae: To learn more about them, click here.
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George Normandin, KAS
April 12th, 2000