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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  PGC1378700
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Alv 3, 


            Peter Goodhew
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Alv 3

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

Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 18x900" bin 4x4
Astrodon Blue: 21x300" bin 1x1
Green: 12x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 20x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 1x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 7x900" bin 2x2
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 41x900" bin 4x4
Red: 20x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 22.8 hours job: 3965062

RA center: 3h 43' 13"

DEC center: +10° 29' 41"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.131 degrees

Field radius: 0.371 degrees

Resolution: 4195x2721

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


An obscure irregular probable planetary nebula in the constellation Taurus, discovered by Portuguese astronomer Filipe Alves in 2011. I believe that this is the first amateur photograph of this target. As a result of this image Alv 3 is now registered on HASH as a likey planetary nebula.



Peter Goodhew
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    Alv 3, 


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Alv 3, 


            Peter Goodhew