Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Sh2-132
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Sharpless 132, 


            Gabe Shaughnessy
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Sharpless 132

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCT

Imaging cameras: Quantum Scientific Imaging QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCT

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Astro-Physics Command Center (APCC) Pro Software  ·  PHD2

Filters: Ha 3nm  ·  OIII 3nm

Accessory: Starlight Instruments Focuser Boss 2 HSM  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller

Dates:July 22, 2018July 24, 2018

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: 22h 19' 24"

DEC center: +56° 7' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.164 degrees

Field radius: 0.330 degrees

Resolution: 3388x2712

Data source: Backyard


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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Sharpless 132, 


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