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Kronberger 63 Planetary Nebula

Kronberger 63 Planetary Nebula in Orion

This extremely faint nebula also known as Medallion Nebula appears as a round shell measuring 6.5x6 arc-minutes. Its interior contains a spectacular series of crisscrossing filaments mainly emitting in OIII, some also barely visible in H-alpha. To produce this image a Ha-OIII bicolor image was overlayed with a RGB image.

Ha-OIII RGB (Ha 14x40m, OIII 14x40m, R 7x20m, G 7x20m, B 7x20m) total 25,7 h combined. Seeing 0.8-1,2 arcsec

80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller corrected cassegrain, FLI Proline 16803, Baader Filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile;
Processing: Johannes Schedler

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Kronberger 63

Last modified on Saturday, 18 January 2014 18:12

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