NGC 2392 - Eskimo Nebula

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Planetary Nebula Gem 7h29.2 +20°55' 48" 10 3 Kly ???

The Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392), also known as the Clownface Nebula or Caldwell 39, is a bipolar double-shell planetary nebula.

Full frame image to get an idea of how small is this object (field of view 37' x 25'):

NGC 2392 - Eskimo Nebula

Nebula detail after Virtual Pixel processing. The center is very bright and gets easily over exposed:

NGC 2932 - Eskimo Nebula detail

More from Wikipedia

Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
March 15, 2007 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 2:1
L 4x30
R,G,B 60
Virtual Pixel, LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP detailed image : 0.175" /pixel