Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Draco (Dra)

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    EGB 10 - a mysterious object in Draco, 



    
        

            Andreas Zirke
    EGB 10 - a mysterious object in Draco
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    EGB 10 - a mysterious object in Draco

    Image of the day 11/26/2021

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      EGB 10 - a mysterious object in Draco, 



    
        

            Andreas Zirke
      EGB 10 - a mysterious object in Draco
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      EGB 10 - a mysterious object in Draco

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Nov. 18, 2021
      Frames:
      Integration:
      0″
      Avg. Moon age:
      13.98 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      99.30%

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 5238033

      RA center: 20h03m07s.9

      DEC center: +71°3101

      Pixel scale: 1.774 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 359.275 degrees

      Field radius: 1.006 degrees

      Resolution: 3275x2438

      File size: 4.4 MB

      Data source: Backyard

      Description

      [b]*[/b] EGB 10 - a mysterious object in the constellation Draco

      We show previously unknown details of EGB 10 in the constellation Draco - discovered by Xavier Strottner, Marcel Drechsler, Utkarsh Mishra, Sankalp Mohan.
      This is the first photo ever taken of this mysterious object.
      EGB 10 was discovered as a possible planetary nebula back in the 1980s, but was dismissed rather quickly. In the meantime EGB 10 is listed as a reflection nebula and even as a profane galaxy.
      The team around Xavier Strottner, Marcel Drechsler, Utkarsh Mishra, Sankalp Mohan could prove that EGB 10 is a much larger and more complex cosmic object.
      My photo additionally revealed huge OIII shells, which were completely unknown until now.
      The diameter of EGB 10 could be enlarged from only a few arcminutes to more than 1.2 degrees. Future studies can hopefully reveal the exact nature of this enigmatic object.

      Photo: Andreas Zirke

      Editing: Marcel Drechsler

      10h OIII 3nm
      10h Ha 3nm
      10h LRGB

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