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Image of the day 09/16/2015

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    SH2-119 with 68Cyg Hubble palette, 


            Eric Coles (coles44)

    SH2-119 with 68Cyg Hubble palette

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2655x3987

    Dates:Sept. 9, 2015Sept. 11, 2015

    Astrodon 3nm OIII: 12x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon 3nm SII: 11x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 24x900" bin 1x1

    Integration: 11.8 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 27.01 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 7.83% job: 771430

    Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


    This is the Hubble Palette version of Sharpless 119, or SH2-119, a large emission nebula in Cygnus, just 2 degrees east of the North America Nebula. At the center of the nebulosity is the star 68Cyg, an expanding blue giant.

    Center (RA, Dec): (319.594, 43.955)
    Center (RA, hms): 21h 18m 22.611s
    Center (Dec, dms): +43° 57' 16.978"
    Size: 1.57 x 2.36 deg
    Radius: 1.415 deg
    Pixel scale: 2.13 arcsec/pixel
    Orientation: Up is 90 degrees E of N



    Eric Coles (coles44)


    SH2-119 with 68Cyg Hubble palette, 


            Eric Coles (coles44)