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Contains:  The star 132Tau, The star 125Tau, The star 26Aur, The star 121Tau
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Shrpless-2 240, 


            Miles Zhou
Shrpless-2 240

Shrpless-2 240

Technical card

Resolution: 3248x2163

Dates:Jan. 8, 2018Jan. 25, 2018

Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 52x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters: 90x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.48% job: 1908988

RA center: 5h 41' 7"

DEC center: +27° 42' 3"

Pixel scale: 8.617 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.240 degrees

Field radius: 4.671

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


Sharpless 2-240 is a bright nebula in Taurus appearing in a shape of flocculence roughly in size of 200 arcminutes.



Miles Zhou
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Shrpless-2 240, 


            Miles Zhou

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