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Catalogue and alternative designations

Henize 2-152, ESO 225-8, PNG 333.4+1.1

Type Planetary Nebula
Position 16 50 20, -49 13 25
Constellation Norma
Camera and Telescope STXL16200 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details This is a HaOIIILRGB image with Luminance = Red = Green = Blue = 25 minutes, Hydrogen Alpha = 220 minutes, Oxygen III = 240 minutes. All binned 2x2 using Astrodon filters.
Description Henize 2-152 is a small obscure planetary nebula in Norma. It was discovered by the late astronomer astronaut Karl Henize. The nebula is only 11" in diameter but there is faint bi-polar structure extending outward as much as 2 arcminutes although this image only shows the inner part of that. The photographic magnitude is listed as 13.5 so it isn't all that faint.