Abell 34

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, January 30, 2021
Abell 34 (PN G248.7+29.5, PK 248+29 1 and others) is a large but faint planetary nebula located approximately 2,400 light-years away in Hydra. The bright area on the right edge is galaxy PGC 3081651.

Luminance – 12x900s – 180 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 6x600s – 60 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged on January 12th and 13th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50891068958/sizes/l/
LRGB crop - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50891780291/sizes/l/
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