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MWP1 Bicolor

Motch Werner Pakull 1 in Cygnus is one of the oldest and largest planetary nebulae known. It is approximately 150, 000 years old and spans 13'x9'of sky at 15 light years across. The central star may be a binary system, producing the bipolar structure.

Imaging Camera: QSI640 wsg
Imaging Scope: 9.25" Celestron edge at F/7
Guide Camera: SX Lodestar x 2, PHD2
Mount:Avalon M Uno
Filters: Astrodon
Exposure: 30 minute subs. 5.5 hours 5nm OIII and 7 hours 5nm Ha
Capture Program: APT
Processing: CCD Stack and PS CC.
Date: 9/6 - 9/7/20
Location: My front driveway. Morristown, NJ
Sky Conditions: Better than average seeing for NJ, 2/3 moon and Bortle red/white skies, 17.8 mag/arc-sec2

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