PLANETARY NEBULA IN AQUILA
(Image Centred at ra: 19.02,0/ dec -02:09)
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September 2015 - Camping La Porteña, San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Type: Planetary Nebula
Apparent Magnitude: n/a
Apparent diameter: 2.1 x 1.3 arc minutes
Distance: around 3200 light years
OPTICS: 8" f5 Orion Optics Reflector with Televue Paracorr working at 5.75
CAMERA: QSI 583 WS
FILTERS: Baader LRGB
MOUNT: Sky Watcher NEQ6
SKY CONDITIONS: rural skies. Ha shots from my backyard in Martinez
EXPOSURES: LHaRGB (90,60,30,30,30) Luminance Synthetic (RGB included)
OBJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMAGE SESSION
Discovered in 1946 by Rudolph Minkowski, this lies in the nebula was formed from the death of a bright star, however there are still some uncertainties about the star parent star that gave birth to this planetary.
Dr. Luis Miranda from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía stated "...The nebula presents a multi polar structure and several pairs of bipolar lobes at different orientations...These lobes most certainly formed at different times and likely involved a binary progenitor - in particular with mass-transfer of multiple episodes of mass ejection along an axis where orientation changes in time..."
I started imaging SH2-71 from rural skies and finished the Ha shots from my light polluted backyard.