26 mar. 2013

A strange irregular planetary nebula.

This planetary nebula is called NGC 5189.
It is in the constellation Musca, at 24 ° of the south celestial pole.
It looks like a barred spiral galaxy. This irregular shape is the result of the gravitational action of a nearby star of the exploded star. Its aparent size is 3 minutes by 2 minutes
Were 59 frames of 1 minute exposure at ISO 1600. Were processed with Deep Sky Stacker, Photoshop and Pix Insight.