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Observation by Terry Evans: Planetary Nebula Menzel 2

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Terry Evans

Observer

Terry Evans

Observed

2018 Mar 02 - 16:56

Uploaded

2018 Mar 02 - 16:56

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Constellation

Norma

Field centre

RA: 16h14m
Dec: -54°57'
Position angle: +0°17'

Field size

0°06' × 0°05'

Equipment
  • StarlightXpress Trius 694
  • APM TMB-203 Refractor
  • Paramount ME
Exposure

6*300s Ha-OIII-OIII

Location

Moorook, South Australia

Target name

Menzel 2 (PK329-2.2)

Title

Planetary Nebula Menzel 2

About this image

Very peculiar planetary with some sort of helical structure in the equatorial plane.  There's a hint of the polar shock fronts glowing with a very faint pink at extreme N & S.

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