N206

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N206 is an emission nebula located in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The name, N206, is usually given to the complete nebula, but it is also used to mean only a SuperNova Remnant (SNR), located in the nebular complex, in its upper part (bubble-like feature). This image has been taken in narrowband and processed with “natural”-like colors, being Halpha coded as red, and OIII both as green and blue.

Additional Information

Object

Name(s): N206

Type: Emission Nebula + SNR

RA:  05h 31m 04s

Dec: -71º 05’ 01”

Constellation: Mensa

Size (arcmin): 20×16

Magnitude:

Distance: 160,000 ly

Image

Date: 2015-10-20 to 2015-11-10

Location: iTelescope.net, SSO near Coonabarabran, NSW Australia

Size (arcmin): 37×37

Telescope: Planewave CDK 20” f/6.8

Camera: SBIG STX16803 (4096x4096pix)

Guiding: Astrodon MonsterMOAG off-axis guider

Total exposure: 14 hs (Halpha: 6.5 hs; OIII: 6 hs; RGB: 1.5 hs)

Processing: CCDStack, Photoshop CC 2016 and PixInsight

 

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