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The Wizard Nebula

Uploaded by: Moore13

Wednesday October 24, 2012

Detroit, MI (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: This was done in the HST palette which is accomplished by combining sub frames using three narrowband filters that capture light produced by glowing hydrogen (Ha), oxygen (OIII) and sulfur (SII) present in the nebula. Green is assigned to hydrogen, blue to oxygen and red to the sulfur. Acquisition Date: 10/21/2012 Camera: SBIG ST8300M @ -12°C Telescope: Orion 8-Inch f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Mount: Losmandy G11 with Gemini II Guidescope: 50mm finder/guider Guide Camera: Orion SSAG Filters: -Hydrogen Alpha (Ha): 8 x 15min. (120min.) -Oxygen III (OIII): 5 x 15min (75min) -Sulfur II (SII): 5 x 15min (75min) Total Exposure: 270min. (4.5hr)

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7. Luckystar
11:50 PM GMT on March 13, 2013
WOW! What a stunning and beautiful image! Thanks so much for sharing this! 10+++++
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6. pegpics
10:56 AM GMT on October 29, 2012
...'Warp Speed, Mr. Sulu!'...!!!...amazing image!
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1:50 PM GMT on October 27, 2012
Nice hubble photo!
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4. katy99780
3:27 AM GMT on October 27, 2012
A-MAZING capture Anna!
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3. newenglandlight
3:24 AM GMT on October 27, 2012
Fabulous shot! 10++!
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2. MTDisk
3:18 AM GMT on October 27, 2012
You had me lost in the first 7 words! However... whatever you did makes this an exeptional photo!!! Thanks! : )
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1. pbcbb
2:49 AM GMT on October 27, 2012
AMAZING PHOTO. Thanks for the details.
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