NGC 3132 Eight Burst Nebula

NGC 3132 Eight Burst Nebula

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NGC 3132 is a curious looking planetary nebula in the constellation Vela. Glowing at magnitude 8, it can easily be seen even in small scopes under a clear dark sky. Not much is known about this object nicknamed Eight Burst Nebula.

Date Imaged       :

March 8,2015

Lens       :

N16 f/9

Camera       :

QSI 683

Exposure       :

1.2 hours

Filter       :

LRGBHa 16:12:12:12:24 minutes 3x3

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio