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T164 - Emerald - OPH
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T164 - Emerald - OPH

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Remarkable planetary nebula. Small, very bright, intense green disk has small blue star in center.

Object Information

Name T164 - Emerald - OPH
Type Planetary Nebula
Constellation Ophiuchus
Catalogue NGC 6572

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 May 27, 2011

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