Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  IC 2162
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SH2-254 Region, 



    
        

            Ron Crouch
SH2-254 Region
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SH2-254 Region

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SH2-254 Region, 



    
        

            Ron Crouch
SH2-254 Region
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SH2-254 Region

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 120ED APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
QSI 6120wsg-8 QSI6120wsg-8
Mounts
AstroPhysics Mach1 GTO
Filters
Astronomik Green (1.25") · Astronomik Blue (1.25") · Astronomik Red (1.25") · Astronomik CLS 1.25" · Astronomik Ha 1,25" 6nm
Accessories
APM-Riccardi 0,75 x63mm small
Software
PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 120ED APO Triplet

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 17, 2020
Frames:
455x120" (15h 10')
Integration:
15h 10'
Avg. Moon age:
0.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.71%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4066831

RA center: 06h12m25s.9

DEC center: +18°0231

Pixel scale: 1.008 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.084 degrees

Field radius: 0.698 degrees

Resolution: 4158x2748

Data source: Backyard

Description

Near the border of Orion and Gemini is this unusual grouping of nebula objects SH2-254 through 258. Imaged off and on night to night as target of opportunity between Sept 30 and Nov 18, 2020. In all 255, 120 sec RGBL subs were combined with 40, 600 sec Ha subs mixed into red channel to create the image.

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SH2-254 Region, 



    
        

            Ron Crouch