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WR 134 Ring Nebula , 


WR 134 Ring Nebula

WR 134 Ring Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Tele Vue NP 101

Imaging camera:Atik One

Mount:Orion Atlas Pro EQ Orion Atlas Pro AZ/EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Tele Vue NP 101

Guiding camera:Atik GP

Filters:Astrodon Ha 5mmOIII 3nm

Resolution: 1328x1052

Dates:July 10, 2016

Frames: 26x900"

Integration: 6.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.54% job: 1157531

RA center: 302.814 degrees

DEC center: 36.177 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.269 degrees

Field radius: 0.808 degrees

Locations: Howling Moon Observatory, SoCal, CA, None


This is a work-in-progress. I currently have 17 Oiii subs and 9 Ha - I front loaded the Oiii while the moon was cooperating. My goal is >20 subs per channel. All subs are 15 minutes, binned 2x2.

This is a Wolf-Rayet ring nebula around the star WR 134 in Cygnus, approximately 6000 light years away. The Crescent Nebula is also a WR nebula. In this case, WR 134's stellar winds are causing a faint bubble nebula to be created within the ISM. This is the final stages in the life of the star, before heading towards a supernova (generally, type 1b or 1c).




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WR 134 Ring Nebula , 



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