Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cancer (Cnc)
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Abell 31 Planetary Nebula, 



    
        

            David Quiles
Abell 31 Planetary Nebula
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Abell 31 Planetary Nebula

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Abell 31 Planetary Nebula, 



    
        

            David Quiles
Abell 31 Planetary Nebula
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Abell 31 Planetary Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron EdgeHD 8"
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MM Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM60
Filters
Baader H-alpha 6.5nm (CMOS-Optimized) · Baader O-III 6.5nm (CMOS-Optimized) · Baader Planetarium LRGB CMOS optimized (36mm)
Software
INDI Library Ekos · Open PHD Guiding project PHD2 · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron EdgeHD 8"
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5III290M

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 8, 2022 ·  Feb. 10, 2022
Frames:
Baader H-alpha 6.5nm (CMOS-Optimized): 40x1200" (13h 20') (gain: 100.00) -10°C
Baader O-III 6.5nm (CMOS-Optimized): 12x1200" (4h) (gain: 100.00) -10°C
Baader Planetarium LRGB CMOS optimized (36mm): 60x120" (2h)
Integration:
19h 20'
Avg. Moon age:
8.19 days
Avg. Moon phase:
58.41%
Mean SQM:
21.00
Mean FWHM:
21.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5533574

RA center: 08h54m13s.2

DEC center: +08°5302

Pixel scale: 0.749 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.986 degrees

Field radius: 0.283 degrees

Resolution: 1924x1924

Locations: Backyard, Moron de la Frontera, Sevilla, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Abell 31 is an ancient planetary nebula in the constellation of Cancer. It is estimated to be about 2,000 light years away. Although it is one of the largest planetary nebulae in the sky, it is not very bright.
The central star of the planetary nebula is a white dwarf with a spectral type of DAO

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Abell 31 Planetary Nebula, 



    
        

            David Quiles