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NGC 3132, Eight-burst or Southern Ring Nebula

NGC 3132, Eight-burst or Southern Ring Nebula


Date: May 7, 2008

Telescope: Celestron 11 XLT, f/5, CGE mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 9 5-min subframes (45 min total) guided with Meade DSI pro and piggybacked Meade DSX-90 at f/13.8 using PHD Guiding.

Comments: Baader UV/IR cut filter, 17 degrees above horizon, seeing was only fair at this low angle.




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