Statue of Liberty Nebula (NGC 3576)

Statue of Liberty Nebula (NGC 3576)
Hubble palette image (SHO) of the Statue of Liberty Nebula (NGC 3576).

NGC 3576 is a spectacular star-forming region in the Sagittarius-Carina arm of the Southern Milky Way.
It is located in the constellation of Kiel (Carina), about 9000 light-years from Earth.
To the left of NGC 3576 you can also see a part of NGC 3603, about 20000 light years away.

Exposure time 40:40:40min with SII, Ha and OIII filters.
(4 subs of 10 min with each filter, bin 1)
Author
Scheers Jan
Telescope
CHI-2 (ASA500N, 50cm)
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location
El Sauce Observatory, Chile
Date of observation
March 21st
Filters
SHO
Processing
AstroPixelProcessor, Photoshop CC (incl. AstroPanel 4.1 & Astronomy Tools plug-ins), Topaz Denoise
Credits
Astrophotography Group "Volkssterrenwacht A Pien", Ghent (Belgium)
Submitted on Fri, 05/29/2020 - 18:46