Sunday, April 24, 2016

captured Ghost of Jupiter (Halifax)

Captured the Ghost of Jupiter, NGC 3242, Caldwell 59, a planetary nebula in Hydra. Another of the Finest NGCs. Neat pattern in the middle of the spherical shape. Like an eye!

Looks slightly out of focus...

planetary nebula NGC 3242 with green filter

Image from green filter. 60 seconds by 5 exposures. FITS Liberator. North is up; east is left.


Captured more data, months later...


Wikipedia link: NGC 3242.

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