Planetary Nebula NGC 246 in Cetus

Planetary Neb NGC 246
CCD image taken with a ST-6 CCD camera thru Kopernik’s 20 inch F/8 telescope. The exposure was 10 minutes. The field of view is approximately 5x7 arc minutes.

NGC 246 is a Planetary Nebula in Cetus that was discovered in 1785 by William Herschel.

Description in The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:

Quote from Dreyer's New General Catalog (NGC):

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George Normandin, KAS

March 14th, 2001