Re: NGC 1514
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One of your bests. Great detail and color.
From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2019 10:39 AM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] NGC 1514
NGC 1514 (PK 165-15 1 and many others) is a large planetary nebula located approximately 1,500 light-years away in Taurus. The background of the image contains a lot of dust designated in the Planck Galactic Cold Clump (PGCC) catalog. A wider view showing a lot more dust can be seen in Gregg Ruppel’s recent image here - http://www.greggsastronomy.com/ngc1514.html.
Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2
360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours
Imaged December 19th and 20th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.