Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6210
The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1), 



    
        

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The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1)
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The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1)

The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1), 



    
        

            Boris US5WU
The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1)
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The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron CPC800XLT

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Starizona SCT Corrector f/7.5

Software: PixInsight  ·  MaximDL  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  StarTools

Filters: Astrodon O3 1.25 3nm  ·  Astrodon LRGB CCD Gen II E-Series

Accessory: Starlight Xpress SX mini filter wheel


Frames:
Astrodon O3 1.25 3nm: 60x1200" (20h) bin 1x1
B: 39x120" (1h 18') bin 1x1
G: 39x120" (1h 18') bin 1x1
L: 161x60" (2h 41') bin 1x1
R: 39x120" (1h 18') bin 1x1

Integration: 26h 35'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3367061

RA center: 16h 44' 29"

DEC center: +23° 48' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.577 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.688 degrees

Field radius: 0.201 degrees


Resolution: 1968x1545

Locations: Home observatory, Chervonograd, Lvov region, Ukraine

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Turtle Nebula, NGC 6210 ( PK 43+37.1) is a planetary nebula located in the constellation Hercules.

The entire nebula measures 1.6 light-years while the inner shell is about 0.5 light-years in diameter. The nebula is moving away from us at 14 kilometers per second.

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