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NGC 6543 Core

The Cat's Eye Nebula in Draco

Three images created from short exposures, displayed at 0.3 arcssecs/pixel (2x enlargement from scale at capture).

A: RGB, each channel created from a single 30 second exposure.
B: Stack of 2 minute Ha:OIII exposures.
C: Same exposures as B. Two layers were blended, one stretched to display the Ha core extensions, the second to show the concentric rings around the core.

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