Tuesday, July 12, 2016

captured a gem (Halifax)

The BGO robot imaged the Little Gem aka NGC 6818 for me. A small planetary nebula in Sagittarius. One of the RASC Finest NGCs.

RASC Finest planetary nebula Little Gem luminance

Luminance only, 15 seconds subexposures, 20 stacked shots. FITS Liberator, Paint.NET. North is up; left is east.


Imaged again on 3 Aug '22. Also procured narrowband data.


Wikipedia link: NGC 6818.

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