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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  PGC165839
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Dr 24, 


            Peter Goodhew
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Dr 24

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Filters: Astrodon Lum  ·  Astrodon Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter

Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 49x1800" bin 2x2
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 15x1800" bin 4x4
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 30x900" bin 4x4
Astrodon Blue: 23x300" bin 1x1
Green: 24x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 6x1800" bin 4x4
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 25x900" bin 4x4
Red: 24x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 54.7 hours job: 3976571

RA center: 20h 8' 33"

DEC center: +19° 1' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.969 degrees

Field radius: 0.373 degrees

Resolution: 4174x2809

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


Dr 24 is a possible planetary nebula discovered by my good friend Marcel Drechsler. It is in a star-packed dense field of nebulosity with an unusual string of vertically-aligned stars to the east.

Final version image processing credit: Marcel Drechsler



Peter Goodhew
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    Dr 24, 


            Peter Goodhew
    Dr 24, 


            Peter Goodhew
  • Final
    Dr 24, 


            Peter Goodhew


Description: MDW H-alpha sky survey plate


Description: My highly-talented good friend Marcel Drechsler has applied his processing skills to the data for this image and produced this dramatically improved result that clearly shows the nebula

Sky plot

Sky plot


Dr 24, 


            Peter Goodhew