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NGC 4361

This planetary nebula is located in the constellation Corvus. NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope captured an infrared image of this object as well, which provides a nice comparison.

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Last Updated: 19-Jun-2014

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Equipment

16in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4

Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount

SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 90 minutes binned 1x1

Red = 10 minutes binned 2x2

Green = 10 minutes binned 2x2

Blue = 10 minutes binned 2x2

Minimum credit line: Elliot Gellman and Duke Creighton/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF