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NGC 5979
Imaged by Martin S. Ferlito copyright
Gstar-EX Integrating Video Camera
8" Schmidt-Cassegrain f/10 800 frames

Very little is known about this Planetary Nebula, other than it's a difficult object to see in suburbia
especially with anything smaller than an 8" telescope. even with a C-8 You may find it hard to distinguish it from the other stars
even with the use of an 0-III filter in suburbia so a dark sky is needed. With a telescope larger that 10" you may see a hint of blue to this little gem.
You will find NGC 5979 in the Constellation Triangulum Australe and contained in a starry field
of approximately 150 stars. It's central star is 11.1 magnitude where as the planetary Nebulosity has a magnitude of 13.0
   





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