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Image of the day 09/09/2018

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    Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB, 





    
        

            Steve Milne
    Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB

    Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3272x2432

    Dates:Sept. 4, 2018

    Frames:
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 24x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 24x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Ha 5nm: 45x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 24x600" bin 1x1

    Integration: 27.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 23.61 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 34.65%

    Astrometry.net job: 2237996

    RA center: 320.195 degrees

    DEC center: 38.848 degrees

    Pixel scale: 2.091 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 271.215 degrees

    Field radius: 1.184 degrees

    Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    Sharpless 2-114 is a faint nebula in the constellation of Cygnus.

    Data for this object were captured between 15 August and 4 September 2018, from a remote imaging rig (located in Spain) that is jointly owned and operated by Barry Wilson and me.

    Capture details are as follows:

    Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 106
    Camera: QSI 683 WSG
    Filters: Astrodon 5nm
    Mount: 10 Micron GM1000HPS

    Ha: 45 x 1200s
    Red: 24 x 600s
    Green: 24 x 600s
    Blue: 24 x 600s

    A total of 27 hours exposure.

    Data Capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
    Image Processing: Steve Milne

    Comments

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    gnomus
    Steve Milne
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      Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB, 





    
        

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      Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB, 





    
        

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    • Final
      Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB, 





    
        

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    F

    This nebula is faint and I found it quite tricky to process. Hopefully, this is it now. Apologies for the multiple versions.

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    Sharpless 2-114 (the Flying Dragon Nebula) in Cygnus - HaRGB, 





    
        

            Steve Milne