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NGC3582 in Hubble Palette

Started by RolandC, 03/20/2014 12:10PM
Posted 03/20/2014 12:10PM Opening Post
This colorful nebula was captured with our remote observatory at Las Campanas in the Chilean Andes. 12" AP Mak-Cass on 1600 mount operated remotely by Howard here at AP over a period of 2 nights.

This image was cropped from the larger format and is reduced to 40% of the original resolution.

So now we need a name for it. Any ideas?

Rolando

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Posted 03/20/2014 07:51PM #1
Beautiful image. I've never seen that one before.

The way you have it hung, I'm calling it the Cosmic Cajones.
Posted 03/20/2014 08:37PM #2
I've been told that it looks better flipped. So here it is flipped.

Rolando

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Posted 03/21/2014 07:53AM #3
Those prominence like features look like they are making a garden archway or arbor.
So how about the Archway Nebula or Arbor Nebula?