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Catalogue and alternative designations SB3 


Type Planetary Nebula 
Position 18 12 14.48, -31 19 58
Constellation Sagittarius
Camera and Telescope STXL16200 and 36.8cm RCOS Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details This is a LHaOIIIOIIIRGB image with Luminance = 100 minutes, Hydrogen Alpha = 300 minutes, Oxygen III = 330 minutes and Red = Green = Blue =20 Minutes using Astrodon 3nm filters. Luminance was unbinned and everything else was binned 2x2


Description Very little is known about this faint planetary nebula in Sagittarius and this may be the first ever colour image of it. The central shell is recorded as 75 x 55 arcseconds and there may be structures extending out to 2.5 x 2 arcminutes although this image doesn't show much in that regard. It was discovered by Sylvie Beaulieu.

The possible outer structures around this planetary nebula were discovered by the Galactic Planetary Nebula Halo Survey (GPNHS) team in February 2015.