PN is mag 11.9, size 31"
Reference Kent Wallace
NGC 2452, PK 243-01.1, PN G 243.3-01.0
RA 07,47.4 DEC –27,20 MAG 11.9 SIZE 31”x24” CON Pup SKY 19 URA 320 MILL 0367
This PN was discovered by John Herschel on February 1, 1837.
Also known as J.H. 3100 & GC 1574.
Field Description: At 62.5X, faint, small disk, requiring the O-III filter and averted vision. Good response to the O-III & UHC filters. No response to the H-B filter. At 100X, the PN is visible as a small diffuse disk with averted vision alone. At 200X, the PN shows up better. No central star is visible. Nice open cluster NGC 2453 is just north of the PN.
Observed at Navaho Flats on 10/15/90, 02/24/92 & 02/10/93 and at the water tank on 10/18/90 & 04/03/91 by Kent Wallace using an 8” f/10 SCT.