Longmore 3 Planetary Nebula in Puppis

Also known as Wray 17-1 this quite small and faint planetary nebula in Puppis has been rarely imaged.
The main emission is in O-III wit 2 strong jets from ionized H-alpha pointing in opposite direction.
Some very faint outer structures are visible too. The faint reddish background is part of the huge Gum Nebula.

Image data:
HaO3LRGB (240-240-300-140-140-140 min) total 20 h, north is up, seeing 0.8-1.3 arc-sec,
80cm f/7 Astrooptik Keller cassegrain, FLI PL-16803, Astrodon gen2 filters, Prompt 7 CTIO Chile

Processing: Johannes Schedler

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Last modified on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 20:38

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