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NGC 7635 The Bubble Nebula

NGC 7635 is the famous Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia. At the center of the nebula is an 8th magnitude star, and about 6 arc minutes southwest is a brighter star (the brightest star in this image) of magnitude 6.7. The Bubble nebula is a very rare example of a planetary nebula around an OB star. In our own galaxy, there are only two known examples, the Bubble, and NGC 6164-5

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Album name:CSuddell / Nebulae
Rating (2 votes):22222
Image date, time and location:16th August 2005
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:This image was taken using a Etarlight Express HX916 binned 2x2 with a ED80 at prime and a EQ6 SkyScan mount. The image was an integration of 16 2 minute frames through an anstrnomik Ha filter, stacked and filtered in Aip4Win V2.
Filesize:62 KiB
Date added:Aug 27, 2005
Dimensions:650 x 515 pixels
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