NGC 1514
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 NGC 1514 - PK165-15.1

"The Crystal Ball Nebula"

 

  • TYPE:  Planetary Nebula Type 3+2
  • RA: 04h 09.2'
  • DEC:  +30degrees 47'
  • SIZE:  114"
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  10.9
  • SURFACE BRIGHTNESS:  9.40
  • CONSTELLATION:  Taurus
  • DISTANCE:  2300 Light Years
  • DIAMETER:  3 Light Years

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  RCOS Carbon fiber 10 inch R/C reflector, on a Parramount GT1100
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  None / operating at 9.0 FL
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments Group, ST-8XME Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None
  • FILTER(S):  Astro Don LRGB
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -15 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  1X1 (1530X1020) Luminance, 2 X 2 (765 X 510) Red, Green, Blue resized to 1530x1020
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  5 min. Luminance, 3 min.Red, Green, and Blue.
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES:  12, 12, 12, 12
  • FILM SPEED:  None
  • DATE/TIME:  10-29-2006 / 07:09:50.058 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Valley Center, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  57 degrees
  • HUMIDITY:  25%

 

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