Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Aquila (Aql)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6772  ·  PK033-06.1
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NGC 6772, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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            Peter Goodhew
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Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200
Imaging Cameras
QSI 6120wsg-8
Mounts
10Micron GM2000HPS II
Filters
Astrodon Blue · Green · Lum · Red · Astrodon OIII 3 nm · Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter

Acquisition details

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 68x900" (17h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 74x900" (18h 30') bin 1x1
Green: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Lum: 39x300" (3h 15') bin 1x1
Red: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Integration:
42h 15'

RA center: 19h14m36s.382

DEC center: -02°4224.40

Pixel scale: 0.267 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.518 degrees

Field radius: 0.073 degrees

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Resolution: 1558x1187

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

A small (81 arc seconds) 14th magnitude ancient bipolar planetary nebula in the constellation Aquila. It is approximately 4000 light years from Earth and was discovered by William Herschel on 21 July 1784. I was pleased to manage to capture the rarely-seen outer Ha shell.

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NGC 6772, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew