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Contains:  The star 60Ser
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Sh2-64 - A smoking ember?, 


            Paddy Gilliland
Sh2-64 - A smoking ember?

Sh2-64 - A smoking ember?

Technical card

Resolution: 5844x4108

Dates:Aug. 29, 2016Sept. 20, 2016Sept. 24, 2016Sept. 29, 2016

Astrodon Blue: 17x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 17x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 35x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 17x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 14.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.66% job: 1282504

RA center: 277.891 degrees

DEC center: -1.895 degrees

Orientation: -179.436 degrees

Field radius: 1.040 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Here is my look at this target. An intriguing one with various layers and content, the nebulosity sitting in front of a star field with some interesting dark nebulas. The secondary filamentary cloud structures look like gas rising from the Ha nebula makes for an interesting final layer.
REV B - Tidied up a little and softened the filaments



Paddy Gilliland


  • Sh2-64 - A smoking ember?, 


            Paddy Gilliland
  • Final
    Sh2-64 - A smoking ember?, 


            Paddy Gilliland

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sh2-64 - A smoking ember?, 


            Paddy Gilliland