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Sharpless 132, 





    
        

            Gabe Shaughnessy
Sharpless 132

Sharpless 132

Technical card

Resolution: 3388x2712

Dates:July 22, 2018July 24, 2018

Frames:
Ha 3nm: 10x900" bin 1x1
OIII 3nm: 10x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.00%

Astrometry.net job: 2172418

RA center: 334.854 degrees

DEC center: 56.121 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.720 degrees

Field radius: 0.330 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sharpless 132 (sh2-132) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cepheus and lies some 10000 light years away in the Arm of Perseus along our Milky Way. The stars responsible for ionizing its gases are very hot and massive, including two Wolf-Rayet stars.

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AstroGabe
Gabe Shaughnessy
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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Sharpless 132, 





    
        

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