[back] NGC 6445 (The Crawling Monster Planetary) in Sagittarius [NED]

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Image Type, Orientation: L-HaOIIIB Composite, North is at 3:00h
Exposure time: L: 8x120 sec. 1x1 bin,  Ha,OIII:: 8x300 sec. 1x1 bin, B:4x120 sec. 2x2 bin
Exposure date: June 19th, 2004
Location: Capella Observatory at Amani Lodge, Kupferberg near Windhoek, Namibia
Filter: FR03 + Astronomik
Typ II L, Ha, OIII, B filters
Instrument: Ganymed 60cm-Hypergraph in secondary focus, f=4800 mm
Seeing (FWHM): 1.8"
Photographer: Josef Pöpsel, Beate Behle

When we first saw the Ha-Exposures of this PN, the shape of it became obvious: it's a crawling monster! Especially the five fingers of the right hand are obvious :-)

CCD-Sharp and DDP were used.




Als wir das erste mal die Ha-Aufnahmen diese PNs sahen, wurde die Gestalt klar: es ist ein krabbelndes Monster (a crawling monster). Besonders die fünf Finger der rechten Hand sind offensichtlich :-)

CCD-Sharp und DDP wurden benutzt.

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