[back] NGC 2818 and NGC 2818A in Pyxis [NED]

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Image Type, Orientation: LRGB Composite, North is up
Exposure time: L: 6x300 sec. 1x1 bin,  R,G, B: 6x120 sec. 2x2 bin
Exposure date: March 26th/27th, 2004
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia
Filter: FR03 + Astronomik
Typ II LRGB filters
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus, f=4800 mm
Seeing (FWHM): 1.9"
Photographer: Dietmar Böcker, Ernst von Voigt
Remarks: The planetary nebula NGC 2818A is surrounded by about 40 stars (11.3 mag max.) of the open cluster NGC 2818. The PN is not very big: only about 60" x 30"!
Bemerkungen: Der Planetarische Nebel NGC 2818A ist von den etwa 40 Sternen (11,3 mag max.) des offenen Sternhaufens NGC2818 umgeben. Der PN ist nicht sehr groß, gerade einmal ca. 60" x 30".

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