NGC 1360

NGC 1360

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NGC 1360 is strikingly blue planetary nebula found in the southern sky domain of Fornax. An 8th magnitude central star threw off an egg shaped bubble of predominantly blue oxygen gas that gives NGC 1360 its distinctive beauty.

Date Imaged       :

January 17, 2009

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5" f/8 Starfire

Camera       :

Atik 16HR

Exposure       :

14.1 hours

Filter       :

Astronomik L,R,G,B,OIII

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines