SH2-313 in Hubble Palette
Copyright 2011
Larry Phillips
SH2-313, planetary nebula in the constellation Hydra in the CFHT color palette. Notice the green shock wave coming off of the central star.

Distance: 500 light years.
Size: N/A
Camera: SBIG ST-2000XM
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: Using the narrowband CFHT color palette with 15 min. subexposures of 6 Ha, 4 OIII, and 6 SII
                  for a total exposure time of 4 hours.
Date: April 2009
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL, calibration and stacking - CCDStack, further processing in Photoshop CS4.