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NGC1491 © Ken Crawford      Rancho Del Sol Observatory  MPC G67
Image Exposure Details
Filter Exposures
Clear/ Lum 0 minutes
Red 0 minutes
Green 0 minutes
Blue 0 minutes
Ha 240 minutes
OIII 240 minutes
SII 240 minutes

NGC1491 is an emission nebula about 10,700 light-years distant. The 11th magnitude star in the center seems to be energizing the region and also forming a type of blister formation. Also note the waterfall like structure at around 11:00 o.c. that also shows strongly in OIII.
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