The Crescent-Shaped Nebula, NGC 3199

 The Crescent-Shaped Nebula, NGC 3199
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The Crescent-Shaped Nebula, NGC 3199

NGC 3199 is an emission nebula in the constellation Carina. It is commonly known as the Banana Nebula. The object was discovered in 1826 by the Scottish astronomer James Dunlop. It is a bow shock around the central star, WR 18, a Wolf–Rayet star.

This picture has been processed using:
- Pixinsight for Cosmetic Correction & align & RGB combination
- CCDStack for the integration
- Photoshop for the post processing

Based on the Pro Dataset
Image specs:
L: 6*600s
R: 4*600s
G: 4*600s
B: 4*600s
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
Telescope CHI-3 ASA RC-1000AZ
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Location El Sauce Observatory, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
June 2020
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Luminance, Red, Green, Blue
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
CCDStack, Pixinsight, Photoshop
Credits ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Credits
Credits Data: telescope.live, processing: Nicolas ROLLAND
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