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NGC 6852 PN in Aquila

 

NGC6852 is a mag 12.6 planetary nebula with an apparent inner diameter of 28 arc-sec showing nice details.
Additionally it is showing some very faint bipolar outer structures mainly in O-III band.


The outer features marked in the white boxes of the cropped image were discovered by the Galactic Planetary Nebula Halo Survey (GPNHS) team in November 2016 using this image.
In the longest dimensions, the outer parts have a size of 1.3 arcminutes.

 

Image data:
HaO3RGB (360-360-140-140-140 min) total 19 h, north is up, seeing 0.9-1.5 arc-sec,
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller cassegrain, FLI PL-16803, Astrodon filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile

Processing: Johannes Schedler

Find below a crop on NGC 6852 in 57/100% size and a marked version at bottom in 150% size

click for 100% size

 

Last modified on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 16:34

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