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NGC 3576 and 3603  "Statue Of Liberty Nebula" in Hubble Palette, 



    
        

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NGC 3576 and 3603 "Statue Of Liberty Nebula" in Hubble Palette

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NGC 3576 and 3603  "Statue Of Liberty Nebula" in Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Matt Hughes
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NGC 3576 and 3603 "Statue Of Liberty Nebula" in Hubble Palette

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: Atik 490ex Mono

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1100 GTO AE

Focal reducers: Takahashi Extender-Q 1.6x

Software: SGPRO, PHD2. PixInsight .

Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha 36mm  ·  Astrodon SII 36mm 3nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 36mm - 3nm

Accessory: Atik OAG  ·  Atik EFW2 filter wheel


Dates:March 3, 2018March 18, 2018March 26, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Ha 36mm: 25x1200" (8h 20') -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 36mm - 3nm: 22x600" (3h 40') -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 36mm 3nm: 18x600" (3h) -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 15h

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 8.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.25%


Astrometry.net job: 3683380

RA center: 11h 13' 22"

DEC center: -61° 13' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.875 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.470 degrees

Field radius: 0.501 degrees


Resolution: 3251x2537

Data source: Backyard

Description

Revision C: Too dark?

This is my first ever "publish-able" narrowband image. Collected from my rooftop on the edge of a white zone. The area is over the bay away from city lights (south). Any advice/ constructive criticism would be appreciated.

NGC 3576 is a minor nebula in the Sagittarius arm of the galaxy a few thousand light-years away from the Eta Carinae nebula. This nebula even received six different classification numbers. Currently, astronomers call the entire nebula NGC 3576. A popular nickname is "The Statue of Liberty Nebula" because of the distinctive shape in the middle of the nebula.

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NGC 3576 and 3603  "Statue Of Liberty Nebula" in Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Matt Hughes