NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula


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This mysterious ball of gas is about half a degree from M52, in Cassiopeia. See NGC 2359-Thor's Helmet for more information on this type of object. Also the Bubble Nebula can be seen very well in the light of Ha.

Equipment

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 = (R) 120 minutes binned 1x1
Red = 10 minutes binned 2x2
Green = 10 minutes binned 2x2
Blue = 20 minutes binned 2x2

  • Two iterations of L-R deconvolution (sharpening) algorithm using CCDsharp were applied to the luminance image.

  • Minimum credit line: Brad Ehrhorn/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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    Updated: 06/09/2003