Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B343  ·  B344  ·  PK076+01.2  ·  PK077+02.1  ·  VdB130
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Gamma Cygni nebula west (Sh2-108) in HSOrgb, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Gamma Cygni nebula west (Sh2-108) in HSOrgb

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Gamma Cygni nebula west (Sh2-108) in HSOrgb, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Gamma Cygni nebula west (Sh2-108) in HSOrgb

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 4, 2018
Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15×5(1′ 15″) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15×5(1′ 15″) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 20×300(1h 40′) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm: 11×300(55′) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15×5(1′ 15″) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm: 11×300(55′) (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
3h 33′ 45″
Avg. Moon age:
21.88 days
Avg. Moon phase:
52.85%

RA center: 20h16m56s.30

DEC center: +39°3738.4

Pixel scale: 1.471 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.173 degrees

Field radius: 1.151 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4489x3407

File size: 3.3 MB

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sh 2-108 is sometimes called the Gamma Cygni nebula because of the foreground appearance of the F8Iab supergiant (also called Sadr). In fact this nebula lies far beyond Gamma Cygni in the depths of the Cygnus X complex of star formation regions.

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