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Contains:  NGC 6543, IC 4677
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NGC 6543 Cat's Eye Nebula in HOO, 


            Tim Gillespie
NGC 6543 Cat's Eye Nebula in HOO

NGC 6543 Cat's Eye Nebula in HOO

Technical card

Resolution: 3024x2324

Integration: 0.0 hours job: 2063191

RA center: 269.637 degrees

DEC center: 66.633 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.204 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.541 degrees

Field radius: 0.108 degrees

Locations: The Looking Glass Observatory, Lancing, Tennessee, United States

Data source: Backyard


This is probably my toughest target to-date. The core is very bright and the outer nebulosity is very dim. In fact, the core is so bright that it caused diffraction spikes that were difficult to process out. I was hoping for better, but this one is what it is. This is 200x60s each for Ha and OIII for the core and 100x300s each for the outer nebulosity.



Tim Gillespie
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Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6543 Cat's Eye Nebula in HOO, 


            Tim Gillespie