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NGC 6537 The Red Spider Nebula, 



NGC 6537 The Red Spider Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:RCOS 16" RC f/9

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI1600mm-Pro

Mounts:Paramount ME

Focal reducers:Astro-Physics CCDT67

Software:Software Bisque TheSkyX Professional

Filters:Baader LRGB 36mm

Dates:June 16, 2020

Frames:Baader LRGB 36mm: 80x180" bin 2x2

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3609674

RA center: 18h 5' 13"

DEC center: -19° 50' 42"

Pixel scale: 0.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 99.052 degrees

Field radius: 0.217 degrees

Resolution: 2275x1715

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


The Red Spider Nebula is a small bipolar planetary nebula in Sagittarius, within the visual core of the milky way. Numerous background stars, dust, and gas are visible in this field.



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NGC 6537 The Red Spider Nebula,