Caldwell 74 (North Up, East Left)
Caldwell 74, also known as NGC 3132 and the "Southern Ring Nebula", is a planetary nebula in the constellation of Vela. It lies at a distance of ~2,600 light-years. The star Tycho 7711:963 (magnitude 9.86) that is superimposed on the nebula is not the central star. These images comprises 10 x Luminance (24 seconds each) and 5 x Red, Green and Blue (30, 34 and 31 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 20 degrees on 14 February 2018. The fields of view are 32' x 21' and 18' x 12'.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 16 November 2018
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