The Statue of Liberty Nebula
In Narrowband Mapped Colour
NGC 3576, also known as the Statue of Liberty Nebula, is a star-forming region located in the Southern constellation of Carina, roughly between the Grand Carina Nebula and Running Chicken Nebula.
This image was taken from a light polluted city using narrowband filters. The colours seen in this image are not true colours, but is mapped based on the elemental compositions (Sulfur, Hydrogen and Oxygen) present.
Date(s): Jan & Feb 19
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130 GTX at f/4.5
Camera: Atik 16200M, Baader & Chroma Filters
Mount: Losmandy G11/G2
Exposure (min): SII - 120, HII - 120, OIII - 120 (Total 6 hours)
Image reduction, integration and processing with Astro Pixel Processor and Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight.