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Methuselah nebula - MWP1


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About this observation
Peter Goodhew FRAS
Time of observation
15/10/2019 - 18:13
Methuselah nebula - MWP1
Observing location
Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain
APM TMB 152 LZOS refractors
10Micron GM2000 HPS mount
QSI6120wsg8 cameras
43 hours total integration HaOIIILRGB

MWP1 (Motch-Werner-Pakull 1) also known as The Methuselah Nebula is a rarely-imaged faint bi-polar planetary nebula in the constellation of Cygnus. It is one of the largest known planetary nebulae - spanning some 15 light years. It lies around 4,500 light years from Earth.

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