NGC2818 and NGC2818A

Image taken at Clayton Bay, South Australia

Equipment - GSO RC12 STXL11002

Guiding - Integrated guide camera and AOX

Software - MaximDL, Focusmax, Pinpoint, CCDautopilot 5

Ha OIII RGB 11.2 hours

Darks, flats and biases applied

Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS6

Object -Located in the constellation of Pyxis at a distance of 10,400 light years.

It is a planetary nebula which appears to be part of the star cluster NGC2818A but this not the case.

Dedicated to my mother in law Celine Parkinson who made the great age of 97.