Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Vela (Vel)  ·  Contains:  Eight-burst planetary  ·  NGC 3132
NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula, 



    
        

            Andrew Genualdi
NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula
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NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula

NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula, 



    
        

            Andrew Genualdi
NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula
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NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RCOS 12.5'' RCOS 12.5"

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10XME

Mounts: Paramount PME

Software: Pixinsight Core 1.8

Filters: Baader R, V, B, L Filters


Dates:March 10, 2014

Frames: 4x180" (12')

Integration: 12'

Avg. Moon age: 9.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 198119

RA center: 10h07m01s

DEC center: -40°2609

Pixel scale: 0.648 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.334 degrees

Field radius: 0.209 degrees


Resolution: 1989x1191

Description

Object I had been wanting to image for a while, but due to my geographic location I would be unable to otherwise. Series of images captured on Feb 20th, 2014 (L) and 3/10/2014 (R, V, B). This is a composition of only 4 subframes, one in each filter with RVB frames being 180'' and the L frame being 300''. Processing done solely in PixInsight 1.8

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    Original
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    C

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NGC3132 - Southern Ring Nebula, 



    
        

            Andrew Genualdi