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M57 The Ring Nebula © Ken Crawford Rancho Del Sol Observatory MPC G67
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M57 - The Ring Nebula is a famous result of a dying star. This very deep image also reveals a possible outer halo surrounding the main planetary nebula and it's known "petal" like gas shells. These very faint structures are revealed with an Astrodon OIII 3nm filter - Apogee u16m and 16 hours of exposure.
RCOS 20" carbon truss - 100mm FFC
Apogee Alta u16803
SBIG ST402 Guider
Astrodon 50mm Sq Filters
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The Ring Nebula details revealed with over 37 hours of total exposure time. See the WISE IR Data prcessed and overlaid to this image by Teri Smoot.
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to see the OIII structures of the possible outer halo of M57.