K3's Astronomy - Deep Sky
"When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have set in place, what is Man that You are mindful of him?" -- Psalm 8:3,4

NGC6826 - The Blinking Eye Nebula

Click the image to see wider field picture (0.96"/pixel).
here to see X2 sized picture (0.48"/pixel) - Result of X2 mode in K3CCDTools.
NGC6826 - The Blinking Eye Nebula, 23.11.2001 (17:50 UT)
Resolution: 0.96 arcsec/pixel
Camera: Vesta 675SC at prime focus
Telescope: 8" F6 OrionOptics Europa
Exposure: 19x5s (gain 75%), 25xDF
Seeing: lim.magnitude for naked eye 4.0

Because of wind and blinking stars deconvolution had to be used. Stacked in K3CCDTools and result reprocessed in IRIS (deconvolution).

Click the image to see wider field picture (0.96"/pixel).
Here there is a photo from the same source as above, but without deconvolution - only unsharp mask is used. Less details are visible than in above photo.

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Last Update: 26.11.2001