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Observation by Grant Privett: McNeil's Nebula

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Grant Privett

Observer

Grant Privett

Observed

2021 Feb 18 - 00:00

Uploaded

2021 Feb 19 - 22:44

Objects

McNeil's variable nebula

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 05h46m
Dec: +00°06'
Position angle: +90°02'

Field size

0°15' × 0°14'

Equipment
  • Planewave 17"
  • Paramount MEII
  • Moravia G4 16000
  • R band filter
Exposure

1920s

Location

Canterbury

Target name

McNeil's nebula

Title

McNeil's Nebula

About this image

An R band image of McNeil's nebula or, more accurately, where McNeil's nebula would be if it wasn't very dim indeed at present. 

The moon was interfering.

Data supplied by Kent University's Beacon Observatory supported by the Europlanet Project.

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