||Bipolar planetary nebula
09 h 16 min - 36° 39'
image shows a highly enlarged section of the open galactic cluster NGC
2818 in the southern constellation of Pyxis (The Compass) and features the
planetary nebula for which this otherwise unconspicuous cluster is known.
Both nebula and cluster are at a distance of about 10.000 lightyears. The
field is only 4x3 arcminutes in size with north at the top
There is also an
image of the hosting cluster NGC 2818.
||LsyntRGB 50:50:50 min @ -15°C,
all unbinned 10min exposures
||SBIG ST-10XE selfguided + SBIG
CFW-8 with Astrodon Tru-Balance filterset
||RCOS 14.5" Ritchey-Chrétien
Sigma Pre Beta 11, Adobe
|Location - Date - Time
||San Esteban (Chile)
- 14Mar2004 - 02:30 UTC
||Transparency 7, Seeing 7, Temperature