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Methuselah Nebula MWP1, 





    
        

            Peter Goodhew
Methuselah Nebula MWP1

Methuselah Nebula MWP1

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Resolution: 4250x2838

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 35x1800" bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue: 16x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 16x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 18x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 37x1800" bin 2x2
Astrodon Red: 16x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 43.0 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2987532

RA center: 319.285 degrees

DEC center: 34.220 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.356 degrees

Field radius: 0.378 degrees

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

MWP1 (Motch-Werner-Pakull 1) also known as The Methuselah Nebula is a rarely-imaged faint bi-polar planetary nebula in the constellation of Cygnus. It is one of the largest known planetary nebulae - spanning some 15 light years. It lies around 4,500 light years from Earth.

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Methuselah Nebula MWP1, 





    
        

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