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|Description:||The central object in this image is aptly nicknamed 'The Bubble Nebula'. The hot, young central star is ejecting a stellar wind which has carved out a roughly spherical cavity in the surrounding ionized hydrogen. Click here to see the hydrogen alpha image used in the processing of this image.|
|Distance:||12,000 light years|
|Date:||28 july, 2 september, 24 september, 1 october 2005|
|Equipment:||12" RC @ f/9, ST10XME, AP1200|
|Exposure:||4 hours 6nm Ha (Astrodon)
RGB: 195-180-150 minutes (binned 2x2)