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T172 - Ghost of the Moon Nebula - AQL
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T172 - Ghost of the Moon Nebula - AQL

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Large, diffuse, circular planetary nebula has fainter center and north edge. Very ghostly! Try UHC or OIII filter.

Object Information

Name T172 - Ghost of the Moon Nebula - AQL
Type Planetary Nebula
Constellation Aquila
Catalogue NGC 6781

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 ST-8300
Guiding SBIG SG4 / Tak 90
Mount AP 900GTO
Filters Astrodon-Gen 1 LRGB
Location San Pedro Creek, NM
Date August 30, 2011

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