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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: Abell 34

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Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observer

Peter Goodhew FRAS

Observed

2021 Mar 23 - 15:44

Uploaded

2021 Mar 25 - 15:46

Objects

Abell 34

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Constellation

Hydra

Field centre

RA: 09h45m
Dec: -13°10'
Position angle: -1°01'

Field size

0°33' × 0°20'

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

26 hours HaOIIILRGB

Location

Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Abell 34

Title

Abell 34

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Peter Goodhew FRAS
Peter Goodhew FRAS, 2021 Mar 25 - 15:46 UTC

Abell 34 - a large (290 arc seconds) but faint planetary nebula about 2400 light years away in the constellation Hydra. It's western rim is accompanied by two tiny distant galaxies.

Martina McGovern
Martina McGovern, 2021 Mar 28 - 20:01 UTC

Beautiful image, well done for imaging such a faint object.

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