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NGC3132

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002

Guiding - AOX

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

Ha OIII 45 hours

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Vela and lying at a distance of 2,000 light years.

This object is a planetary nebula also known as the Eight Burst nebula.

The central star (not seen in this image) has a surface temperature of 100,000 kelvin