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Thu Nov 23, 2023, 01:16 PM Nov 2023

the spaghetti nebula [View all]

i used a telescope.live remote scope in spain for the data and then processed it in pixinsight (the software i use for astro work) and photoshop

6 hours of data using hydrogen,sulfur and oxygen to bring out different details in the nebula and then i combined the 3 sets of data into whats called the SHO pallet which is what the hubble uses. basically sulfur gets mapped to red,hydrogen to green and oxygen to blue

the actual nebula is about 3000 light years away. it was formed when a masive star went supernova about 40,000 years ago. the nebula is lit from the remnants of the star that exploded,which is now a neutron star about the mass of teh sun but only about 10 miles in diameter.

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the spaghetti nebula [View all] moonshinegnomie Nov 2023 OP
Beautiful! umroman Nov 2023 #1
Awesome enough Nov 2023 #2
Thanks for sharing this great image! CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2023 #3
🙏 dweller Nov 2023 #4
im an ordained FSM minister moonshinegnomie Nov 2023 #10
Blowing my mind Bundbuster Nov 2023 #5
Gorgeous. byronius Nov 2023 #6
I don't understand how you did this, brer cat Nov 2023 #7
Magnificent! BigOleDummy Nov 2023 #8
this is with a Takahashi FSQ-106ED moonshinegnomie Nov 2023 #9
Thank you BigOleDummy Nov 2023 #11
So how big is this cluster of bubbles? 4dog Nov 2023 #12
Cluster of bubbles! ShazzieB Nov 2023 #14
about 160 light years across moonshinegnomie Nov 2023 #13
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