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Abell 84

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Goodhew FRAS
Time of observation
04/11/2020 - 16:08
Object
Abell 84
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
Equipment
APM TMB 152 LZOS Refractors
10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
QSI6120wsg8 cameras
Exposure
Blue: 7x300" Green: 8x300" Lum: 9x300" Red: 9x300" Ha: 127x900" bin 1x1 OIII 93x900" bin 1x1 Total Integration: 57.8 hours

Abell 84 is a faint planetary nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is rarely imaged - I'm baffled as to why. This was an experiment to see how much structural detail I could tease out of this target as I couldn't find much in other online images. All data capture was done around full moon. I went deep to get good quality data despite the lunar presence and used drizzle x2 for the first time to increase image resolution.

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