NGC 2818 Planetary Nebula in Pyxis

The planetary nebula NGC 2818A is surrounded by about 40 stars (up to 11.3 mag) of the open cluster NGC 2818, see the full frame image below.
This tiny PN only spans about 60 x 30 arc-sec

Find more information on this nebula  here.

Find a Hubble NB image of this nebula here.

Image data: Ha-O3-S2-RGB (400-320-200-100-100-100 min) total 19.3 h, north is up, seeing 0.8-1.2 arc-sec,
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller cassegrain, FLI PL-16803, Baader filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile
Processing: Johannes Schedler

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Last modified on Thursday, 04 February 2016 20:56

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