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Image of the day 11/15/2017

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    SH2-114 Flying Dragon nebula, 


            Rick Stevenson
    SH2-114 Flying Dragon nebula

    SH2-114 Flying Dragon nebula

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3970x3345

    Astrodon 5nm Ha: 48x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon 5nm Oiii : 12x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon 5nm Sii: 27x1800" bin 1x1
    Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 17x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 24x1200" bin 1x1
    Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 23x1200" bin 1x1

    Integration: 64.8 hours job: 1810464

    RA center: 320.235 degrees

    DEC center: 38.686 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.260 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 272.010 degrees

    Field radius: 0.909 degrees


    SH2-114 is a dim and unusual HII emission nebula, possibly a supernova remnant.

    Acquisition credit: Scott Johnson, Augusto Hernandez, John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Jose Mtanous and Rick Stevenson

    Processing credit: Rick Stevenson



    Rick Stevenson

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    SH2-114 Flying Dragon nebula, 


            Rick Stevenson