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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: Abell 12

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Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observer

Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observed

2021 Mar 03 - 23:45

Uploaded

2021 Mar 04 - 16:09

Objects

Abell 12

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 06h02m
Dec: +09°39'
Position angle: -1°11'

Field size

0°18' × 0°12'

Equipment
  • APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
  • QSI6120 CCD Cameras
  • 10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
Exposure

15 hours HaOIIILRGB

Location

Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Abell 12

Title

Abell 12

About this image

Inspired by Callum's Observer's Challenge - In The Glare Of Starlight I decided to have a shot at Abell12. Abell 12 is a planetary nebula in the constellation of Orion. It is known as the "hidden planetary" nebula because it lies in the glare of 4th magnitude star Mu Orionis. To control the glare I blended luminance data with Ha data.

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Nick Hewitt
Nick Hewitt, 2021 Mar 04 - 18:30 UTC

Great stuff. The best Abell 12 I've seen!

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