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Date Taken:
Mazlin
Messier 57
Nebula
Mayhill, NM
08-09-2009
Description

This image represents the combination of Mazlin's LRGB data from Pennsylvania (12 hours with a 12.5" RC) and SSRO's Ha data from New Mexico (18 hours with a 16" RC), plus a majority of data that Harvey and Mazlin and Vicent Peris helped to acquire from Calar Alto Observatory in Spain (1.23M scope -- 3 hours Ha and 3 hours OIII data; 3.5M scope -- 12 minutes/channel BVR).

The additional credits from Calar Alto as are follows: Juan Fabregat (OAUV), Vicent Peris (OAUV), Gilles Bergond (CAHA), DSA, RECTA, CAHA.

Our older M57 image can be found here.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
36.5 hrs thru LRGB, BVR, Ha, and OIII filters
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
Zeiss 1.23M Cassegrain
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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