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T161 - Cat's Eye Planetary- DRA
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T161 - Cat

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Very bright, small, blue-green planetary nebula is shaped like a cat's eye pupil! Use high power.

Object Information

Name T161 - Cat's Eye Planetary- DRA
Type Planetary Nebula
Constellation Draco
Catalogue NGC 6543

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure All TAAS Objects:
FOV = About 1 degree in width
All faint objects are L - 6 x 600 sec Bin 1 = 1 Hr.
All bright objects are L - 6 x 300 sec Bin 1 - 0.5 Hr.
Telescope AP 160 @ f7.7
Camera SBIG STF-8300
Guiding SBIG SG4 / Tak 90
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 1 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date May 21, 2011

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