Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Fornax (For)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1360  ·  NGC1360  ·  PK220-53.1

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    NGC 1360, 


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    NGC 1360

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare RiDK 700

    Imaging cameras: FLI PL 16803

    Mounts: Officina Stellare Polar Fork Mount

    Software: StarKeeper.it Voyager

    Filters: Chroma Ha OIII SII 5nm

    Dates:Nov. 6, 2020

    Frames: 78x1200"

    Integration: 26.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 20.13 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 70.83%

    Astrometry.net job: 4354079

    RA center: 3h 33' 15"

    DEC center: -25° 52' 5"

    Pixel scale: 0.379 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -1.339 degrees

    Field radius: 0.237 degrees

    Resolution: 3336x3005

    Locations: Obstech, Ovalle, Chile

    Data source: Amateur hosting facility

    Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce


    The Robin’s Egg Nebula
    Spanning 3 light years and located 1500 light years away in the Constellation of Fornax. NGC 1360 is a Planetary nebula identified as such due to its strong radiation in the Oxygen III spectrum. There are small areas of Hydrogen alpha and a pair of reddish colored jets which appear to have been ejected when the central star collapsed.
    Imaged in HOO at Obstech, Chile
    Image Processing: Mike Selby
    System Control: Voyager by Leo Orazi


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    NGC 1360,