The Blue Snowball


The Blue Snowball (NGC 7662) is a 9th magnitude planetary nebula. It is found in the constellation Andromeda (the Princess of Ethiopia). The Blue Snowball is 2.2' in size.

Calibration was done in MaxIm DL, and Photoshop was used to adjust the brightness curves.  This f/6.3 data was taken October 6, 2002 with the 12" LX200, AO7, and ST-8E camera from my home dome on Mistletoe Rd, Monmouth Oregon.


Exposure Count Binning
Red 20 min 2 x 10 min 1x1
Green 20 min 2 x 10 min 1x1
Blue 40 min 4 x 10 min 1x1