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Wolf-Rayet Nebula NGC 3199: One of the bright stars in the center of this bubble-like nebula is a very hot massive star, generating the emission nebula around it with its fierce radiation and star winds. Such nebulae are called Wolf-Rayet Nebulae.

A wide-angle view of this region can be found here.

The image was taken at the observatory of IAS at Hakos Farm in Namibia.



Object Wolf-Rayet Nebula NGC 3199
Category IAS Hakos, Namibia
Designation NGC 3199
Constellation Carina
Optics Keller 20 inch Cassegrain f/3 in corrected primary focus
Mount Liebscher GEM
Camera SBIG STL-11000M with internal CFW 5
Exposure 3 x 10min Baader H-alpha filter, 4 x 5min each Baader RGB filterset. Maxim DL for image acquisition
Calibration Dark- and Flat Frame
Guiding StarlightXpress Lodestar on Schneider OAG, Maxim DL as Guiding Software
Processing Maxim DL5, Photoshop,PixInsight. Colour Code L/H-alpha,R/H-alpha,GB
Location-Date IAS-Hakos, Namibia - 16 Apr 2012
 
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