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Image Type, Orientation: LRGB Composite, North is up.
Exposure time: L: 20x180 sec., R,G: 7x180 sec., B: 12x180 sec., L: 1x1 bin, R,G,B: 2x2 bin
Exposure date: December 2004.
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia.
Filter: FR03 + Astronomik
Typ II RGB filters.
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in primary focus, f=1800 mm.
Seeing (FWHM): 2.7"
Photographer: Dietmar Böcker, Ernst von Voigt, Stefan Binnewies, Josef Pöpsel

CG is the abbreviation for Cometary Globule. CGs are galactic dust clouds, which are formed by a very hot star in front of the "head".




CG ist die Abkürzung für "Cometary Globule" (Kometarische Globule). CGs sind galaktische Staubwolken, die durch einen sehr heißen Stern geformt werden.

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