Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Supernova Remnant 3C 400.2  (first amateur image), 





    
        

            Antonio F. Sánchez

Technical card

Resolution: 2500x1891

Frames: 134x900"

Integration: 33.5 hours

Astrometry.net job: 338397

Description

Very probably this is the first amateur image taken over this target. ..
3C400.2 SNR is a 30' apparent widefield SNR located at an estimated distance of 6 kpc into Sagitta constellation. It´s extremely faint and weak ,to complicate it furthermore... it´s amidst a very crowded and rich stellar field..

33,5 hours were invested between June-July just to raise up some signal and filaments from the background. I hope this image encourage some other amateurs to image some other diificult targets....that just 10 years ago was only within reach of professional astronomers..

Thanks to Mr. Sakib Raasol for the information and motivation that makes me to try this target.
Clear skies
Antonio

Comments

Author

afesan
Antonio F. Sánchez
License: None (All rights reserved)
1723
Like

Histogram

Supernova Remnant 3C 400.2  (first amateur image), 





    
        

            Antonio F. Sánchez