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Jupiter's Ghost (NGC 3242) with planetary camera, 


            Marcos González T...

Jupiter's Ghost (NGC 3242) with planetary camera

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C8 XLT SCT

Imaging camera:ZWO optical ASI034MC


Software:AutoStakkert! 2FireCapture 2.3

Filter:Lumicon UHC-E

Dates:May 17, 2015

Frames: 50x12"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.59%

Basic astrometry details job: 639024

Resolution: 255x255

Locations: Observatorio Berruguete, Madrid, Madrid, Spain


Bright but low in the horizon planetary nebula. Appealing in visual with UHC-E filter.

This planetary nebula is most frequently called the Ghost of Jupiter, or Jupiter's Ghost due to its similar size to the planet, but it is also sometimes referred to as the Eye Nebula.

Measures around two light years long from end to end, and contains a central white dwarf with an apparent magnitude of eleven. The inner layers of the nebula were formed some 1,500 years ago.



Marcos González T...
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Jupiter's Ghost (NGC 3242) with planetary camera, 


            Marcos González T...