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NGC2359 and Planetary Nebula PN G227.1+00.5.

The planetary nebula at the lower left is about 211x196 arc-seconds in size and was only recently discovered ( 6-7 years ago) in the SuperCOSMOS H-alpha survey.

NGC2359-HaRGB6-Cropped-ThumbThis image was selected for NASA’s APOD (Astronomy Picture of the day) on March 12th 2009:


Copyright (c) 2009 Rogelio Bernal Andreo and Ray Gralak

(Click the image for full size view)

NGC2359-10x20min-HA-ThumbnailHere is another view in Hydrogen Alpha. Click the limage for a full size view. Note that this image is highly strethed to show details so there is some noise in the image.

Copyright (c) 2009 Ray Gralak



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