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Contains:  NGC 2371
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NGC 2731 (2372) - planetary nebula in Gemini, 





    
        

            rhedden
NGC 2731 (2372) - planetary nebula in Gemini

NGC 2731 (2372) - planetary nebula in Gemini

Technical card

Resolution: 2706x2171

Dates:Feb. 21, 2017

Frames:
Orion Extra Narrowband Filter Ha 1.25": 3x720" -18C bin 1x1
Orion Extra Narrowband Filter OIII 1.25": 10x720" -18C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 1478384

RA center: 111.391 degrees

DEC center: 29.493 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.480 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 42.540 degrees

Field radius: 0.231 degrees

Locations: Back Yard, Lubbock, TX, United States

Description

NGC 2371 / 2372 is an 11th magnitude planetary nebula in the constellation Gemini. Measuring only 1.0 arcminute in diameter, this target requires a night with good seeing to resolve the finer details. This is a bicolor narrowband image shot from the city with OIII mapped to luminance, blue, and green, and H-alpha mapped to red.

I would have put more integration time into this target, but the seeing was really good on the first night, and I did not want to degrade the data.

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NGC 2731 (2372) - planetary nebula in Gemini, 





    
        

            rhedden