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Methuselah Nebula MWP1, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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Methuselah Nebula MWP1

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

Integration: 43.0 hours


Astrometry.net job: 2987532

RA center: 21h 17' 8"

DEC center: +34° 13' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.674 degrees

Field radius: 0.378 degrees


Resolution: 4250x2838

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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