NGC 6804

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One aspect of this image that is the left side of the outer sphere of gas is compressed and deteriorated. This is due to the motion of the entire star/nebula as it plows through interstellar clouds of gas.


20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4
Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L R G B color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 60 minutes binned 1x1
Red = 20 minutes binned 2x2
Green = 20 minutes binned 2x2
Blue = 20 minutes binned 2x2

Minimum credit line: Libby Harrell/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF (top)

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Updated: 4/23/2003