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Nebulae :: Cederblad 90 (Gum 3)


Cederblad 90 (Gum 3)

 

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         Object Cederblad 90 (Gum 3)
         Comment Located along the wing tip of the Seagull Nebula (IC2177) is Cederblad 90 (aka Gum 3, Ced90). The nebula consists of both emission and reflection properties. The vibrant hydrogen alpha atoms mix with dust particles reflected by the bright star SAO 152349 produce a pink hue with delicate traces of blue nebulosity.

This image is a [Ha+L]+[Ha+R]GB composite. Data acquired from three different instruments provided by Lightbuckets.
RGB=14.5", Lum+Ha=20" & 24" RC's
         Optics RCOS 14.5" F/9 (3315mm FL)
RCOS 20" F/8.1 (4115mm FL)
RCOS 24" F/8 (4876 mm FL)
         Camera 14.5" RCOS camera - SBIG STL-11000M - 2x2 bin (image scale 1.12 arcsec/pix)
20" RCOS camera - SBIG STL-11000M - 1x1 bin (image scale .45 arcsec/pix)
24" RCOS camera - Apogee Alta U42 - 1x1 bin (image scale .57 arcsec/pix)
         Mount 14.5" RCOS mount - Paramount ME
20" RCOS mount - Paramount ME
24" RCOS mount - RCOS Professional Series Equatorial Fork
         Exposure Total exposure time: 8.7 hours (Ha,120min,L:165min,RGB:80min respectively)
         Date Data acquired over multiple nights
01/12/2008
04/12/2008
11/12/2008
28/12/2008

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