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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  PGC1372484, PGC1373217, PGC1375888, PGC1377259
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Rocking  Chair Nebula, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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Rocking Chair Nebula

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 5nm H-Alpha filter


Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 35x1800" bin 4x4
Astrodon Blue: 20x300" bin 1x1
Green: 20x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 20x300" bin 1x1
Red: 20x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 24.2 hours


Astrometry.net job: 3701768

RA center: 16h 48' 52"

DEC center: +10° 9' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -6.807 degrees

Field radius: 0.374 degrees


Resolution: 4211x2788

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

Dana Patchick and I discovered this nebula when searching for potential undiscovered planetary nebulae. It had a promising hot star which triggered the possibility of this being an attractive, large PN. However after shooting 8 hours with an OIII filter we found no OIII emission. Thus we concluded that it was a 'failed' PN - but a nice example of ionised ISM. Its curious morphology led me to name it The Rocking Chair Nebula.

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Rocking  Chair Nebula, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew