Planetary Nebula NGC 7008 in Cygnus

NGC 7008, a planetary nebula
An 11.25 minute exposure with an ST-6 CCD camera taken thru Kopernik's 20 inch F/8.1 telescope. The field of view is about 5x7 arc minutes and East is at the top.

Description of NGC 7008 in
The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:

Description of NGC 7008 in Dreyer's The New General Catalog (NGC):

"Considerably bright, large, extended 45° +/-, resolvable, but mottled, double star attached."

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