image to see the 2X size picture (0.48"/pixel).
(Result of X2 mode in K3CCDTools).
- The Cat's Eye Nebula, 23.11.2001 (19:12 UT)
Resolution: 0.96 arcsec/pixel
Camera: Vesta 675SC at prime focus
Telescope: 8" F6 OrionOptics Europa
Exposure: 75x5s (gain 75%), 50xDF
Seeing: lim.magnitude for naked eye 4.0, windy, 1°C
nice planetary nebula (especially in Hubble Space
Telescope) in constellation Draco.
Photo is in original size. Because of wind and
blinking stars deconvolution had to be used.
Stacked in K3CCDTools
and result reprocessed in IRIS (deconvolution).
Color saturation of result picture was adjusted.
image to see the larger size picture.
Credit: J.P. Harrington and K.J. Borkowski (University
of Maryland), and NASA
|Photograph of NGC6543
made by Hubble Space Telescope.
color picture, taken with the Wide Field
Planetary Camera-2, is a
composite of three images taken at different
hydrogen-alpha; blue, neutral oxygen, 6300
angstroms; green, ionized
nitrogen, 6584 angstroms). The image was taken on
September 18, 1994.
NGC 6543 is 3,000 light-years away in the