Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  PGC16611  ·  PGC907501  ·  PK215-30.1
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Abell 7, 


            Peter Goodhew
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Abell 7

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 SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3 nm  ·  Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter

Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 32x1800" bin 2x2
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 11x1800" bin 3x3
Astrodon Blue: 19x300" bin 1x1
Green: 21x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 14x1200" bin 3x3
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 19x1800" bin 3x3
Red: 22x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 40.8 hours

Astrometry.net job: 3259651

RA center: 5h 3' 7"

DEC center: -15° 36' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.638 degrees

Field radius: 0.369 degrees

Resolution: 4154x2745

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


An intensely faint, and thus rarely imaged, large planetary nebula in the southern constellation Lepus. It was discovered by George Abell in 1966. It is 1,800 light years from Earth.The small galaxy to the north east is PGC 16611.



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Abell 7, 


            Peter Goodhew