Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Fornax (For)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1360  ·  NGC1360  ·  PK220-53.1

Image of the day 11/16/2019

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    The Robin’s Egg Nebula, NGC 1360, in Narrowband, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter
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    The Robin’s Egg Nebula, NGC 1360, in Narrowband

    Image of the day 11/16/2019

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      The Robin’s Egg Nebula, NGC 1360, in Narrowband, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter
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      The Robin’s Egg Nebula, NGC 1360, in Narrowband

      Technical card

      Dates:Nov. 6, 2019

      Frames: 10x600"

      Integration: 1.7 hours

      Avg. Moon age: 9.23 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 69.16%


      Astrometry.net job: 3039565

      RA center: 3h 33' 18"

      DEC center: -25° 51' 44"

      Pixel scale: 0.965 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -91.028 degrees

      Field radius: 0.421 degrees


      Resolution: 2256x2185

      Data source: Amateur hosting facility

      Remote source: ChileScope

      Description

      This beautiful, rarely imaged, planetary nebula was captured in OIII and Ha. A mere 1.7 hours of imaging time brought out some nice colors and structures.

      This nebula’s central star is a binary. There are jets on both ends.

      Tech Notes:
      ASA Newtonian, 500 mm aperture, 1900mm focal length, F3.6
      FLI Proline 16803, 9 mm pixel, 4096 X 4096
      ASA DDM85 equatorial mount
      Processing with PixInsight and Affinity Photo

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      The Robin’s Egg Nebula, NGC 1360, in Narrowband, 



    
        

            Russ Carpenter