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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  121 Tau, 125 Tau, 13.73, 132 Tau, 26 Aur, 466 Tisiphone, PK178-02.1, PK181+00.1, PK184-02.1, Sh2-240, Sh2-242, The star 121Tau, The star 125Tau, The star 132Tau, The star 26Aur
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Shrpless-2 240, 


            Miles Zhou
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Shrpless-2 240

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QSI 583ws

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon 5nm Halpha  ·  Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters

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: 8.619 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.234 degrees

Field radius: 4.671 degrees

Resolution: 3248x2163

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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