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NGC1514 - Crystal Ball Nebula - HaOIII, 


            Anis Abdul
NGC1514 - Crystal Ball Nebula - HaOIII

NGC1514 - Crystal Ball Nebula - HaOIII

Technical card

Resolution: 1400x999

Dates:Oct. 28, 2017

Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 24x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 1.25 3nm: 24x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.58% job: 1792985

RA center: 62.304 degrees

DEC center: 30.777 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.845 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 299.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.202 degrees


NGC1514 - A Planetary nebula in Taurus. This is an easy PN to image due to its high surface brightness. The IR version of this image shows a distinct "burger" like bilobed structure that is not visible in Ha/OIII.

We had a full week of clear/dark skies.. but with terrible seeing resultiung in no images out of that run. With moon growing, I had to switch to narrowband and this looked like a good one. Shot the whole thing in one night.



Anis Abdul

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Sky plot


NGC1514 - Crystal Ball Nebula - HaOIII, 


            Anis Abdul