Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  1 b Sco  ·  12.89  ·  2 A Sco  ·  211 Isolda  ·  3 Sco  ·  4 Sco  ·  6 pi. Sco  ·  7 del Sco  ·  Dschubba  ·  NGC 5998  ·  PK346+19.1  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Sh2-1  ·  Sh2-7  ·  The star 1Sco  ·  The star 2Sco  ·  The star 3Sco  ·  The star 4Sco  ·  The star Dschubba (δSco)  ·  The star πSco
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Sharpless 2-1

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Sharpless 2-1

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200mm USM F2.8 Canon 200mm

Imaging cameras: Canon 800D

Mounts: iOptron SkyTracker Pro

Software: Photoshop CC 2019  ·  PixInsight  ·  Ioptron Polar Alignment S/W  ·  APT


Dates:May 15, 2020

Frames: 23x90" (34' 30")

Integration: 34' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 22.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.19%


Astrometry.net job: 3525219

RA center: 15h 56' 14"

DEC center: -25° 47' 54"

Pixel scale: 9.840 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -87.788 degrees

Field radius: 3.917 degrees


Resolution: 2387x1590

Locations: Home, Kerikeri, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sh 2-1, also known as Sharpless 1, is a 10th magnitude reflection nebula in the constellation of Scorpius - distance cca 460 light years. It appears as a modest brightness making it one of the easier Sharpless catalog objects to view.

23 subs x 90s, iso1600, f/2.8 plus calibration frames (20 darks, 25 bias, 30 flats)

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