IC 5148 – 50

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IC 5148 – 50

A planetary nebula in Grus around 3ooo light years distance and one of the fastest expanding planetary nebulae at approx. 50 kilometres per second.

There are several background galaxies scattered across the field.

Telescope.  16 Inch F 4.5 Newtonian.

Camera. S Big ST 4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Dates.  12 x 600sec + 15 x 900 sec.      Sept. 2012,  Oct 2016.

Location. Wiruna (Ilford) N.S.W.