The Methuselah Nebula - MWP1 

Photograph By:

© Peter Goodhew 

Date Taken:

Saturday, 5 October 2019 

Equipment Used:

APM TMB 152 Refractors, 10micron GM2000 mount, QSI6120 cameras 


MWP1 (Motch-Werner-Pakull 1) also known as The Methuselah Nebula is a rarely-imaged faint bi-polar planetary nebula in the constellation of Cygnus. It is one of the largest known planetary nebulae - spanning some 15 light years. It lies around 4,500 light years from Earth.