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NGC 3242, 



    
        

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NGC 3242

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NGC 3242, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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NGC 3242

Technical card

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 105x300" (8h 45') bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 38x900" (9h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue: 27x300" (2h 15') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 29x300" (2h 25') bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 30x300" (2h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 152x300" (12h 40') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 29x300" (2h 25') bin 1x1

Integration: 40h 30'


Astrometry.net job: 4317933

RA center: 10h 24' 26"

DEC center: -18° 45' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -144.715 degrees

Field radius: 0.361 degrees


Resolution: 4077x2665

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

Most images of NGC 3242 - The Ghost Of Jupiter - are just of the bright core.
However there's plenty of interesting, but faint, nebulosity around it. The relationship between NGC 3242 and this nebulosity is unclear.

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B

Description: colour adjust

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