Spectrum of the Ring Nebula

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Spectrum of the Ring Nebula

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An interesting NASA APOD today:
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap210721.html

The identity of the three rings:
Left side: Ha + NII
Middle: OIII
Right side: Normal visual appearance

OIII is very strong in Planetary Nebulae, even stronger than Ha in many cases. However, OIII tends to be weak in regular Emission Nebulae.

Brian
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