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WeSb 2

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Goodhew FRAS
Time of observation
20/11/2020 - 18:10
Object
WeSb 2
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
Equipment
APM TMB 152 LZOS Refractors
10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
QSI6120wsg8 cameras

WeSb 2 is a likely planetary nebula in the constellation Auriga. It was discovered by Ronald Weinberger and Franco Sabbadin in 1981, but this is the first narrowband image, and first colour image, produced since its discovery. The nebula is approximately 3 arc minutes in size. It is very faint, which may explain why it hasn't been imaged before. The OIII signal was extremely faint.

Image captured on my dual rig in Spain.
Scopes: APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
Cameras: QSI6120wsg8
Mount: 10Micron GM2000 HPS

Technical details are available on my website at: https://www.imagingdeepspace.com/wesb-2.html

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