Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)  ·  Contains:  Eight-burst planetary  ·  NGC 3132
NGC 3132, 



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
NGC 3132
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NGC 3132

NGC 3132, 



    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
NGC 3132
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NGC 3132

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 8" Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion USA Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 80mm short tube

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  SBIG CCDOps  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro Tools for PhotoShop  ·  Noiseware Community Edition  ·  Photoshop 7.0

Filters: Lumicon Deep Sky

Accessory: Astro-Tech Coma Corrector


Dates:April 11, 2018

Frames: 33x120" (1h 6')

Integration: 1h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 25.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.34%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2008433

RA center: 10h07m02s

DEC center: -40°2519

Pixel scale: 1.204 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 331.822 degrees

Field radius: 0.344 degrees


Resolution: 1437x1475

Locations: my backyard, Lake Placid, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 3132, also known as the Eight-Burst Nebula or the Southern Ring Nebula is a bright and extensively studied planetary nebula in the constellation Vela. Its distance from Earth is estimated at about 550 pc. or 2,000 light-years.

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