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Observation by Peter Goodhew FRAS: Abell 33 - The Diamond Ring Planetary Ne...

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Peter Goodhew FRAS


Peter Goodhew FRAS


2021 Apr 08 - 01:09


2021 Apr 09 - 17:12


Abell 33

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Field centre

RA: 09h39m
Dec: -02°48'
Position angle: -0°59'

Field size

0°16' × 0°10'

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

6.4 hours LRGBOIII


Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Abell 33 - The Diamond Ring Nebula


Abell 33 - The Diamond Ring Planetary Nebula

About this image

Abell 33 is a spherical planetary nebula located 2700 light years away in the southern constellation of Hydra. It lies just behind the star HD 83535. The star HD 83535 is responsible for the "diamond ring" effect seen in the photograph.
Image captured on my dual rig in Spain.
Scopes: APM TMB LZOS 152 Refractors
Cameras: QSI6120wsg8
Mount: 10Micron GM2000 HPS
A total of 6.4 hours image capture (OIIILRGB)
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