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Contains:  M 107, NGC 6171, The star ζOph, The star υOph
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Sh2-27, 





    
        

            Giuseppe Donatiello
Sh2-27

Sh2-27

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Pentacon 4/200 MC

Imaging camera:Praktica MTL-5

Mount:Konus EQ3.2

Resolution: 3197x4288

Dates:July 13, 2002

Frames: 5x1200"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.08%

Astrometry.net job: 469696

RA center: 248.215 degrees

DEC center: -10.948 degrees

Orientation: 173.771 degrees

Field radius: 5.082 degrees

Locations: Albaneta - Pollino, San Severino Lucano, Potenza, Italy

Description

5x1200 sec dia Kodak E200 esposures.
Sharpless 2-27 (Sh2-27) is an extremely large, but extremely faint emission and dark nebulae complex surrounding Zeta Ophiuchi in the constellation of Ophiuchus. Despite the large size and the richness of detail, it is not a very popular subject.

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