Description of object: The planetary nebula NGC 7009, found in Aquarius, is also commonly referred to as the Saturn Nebula. See below for a larger view of the nebula.
Image Information: 22:54 September 3, 2002. The images on this page were created from sum stacking eight 17.5 second exposure images.
Moon Illumination: 12%
Telescope and Camera Information: Meade 12in. f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain with an Apogee AP6E CCD Camera.