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Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in Cygnus (wide field in HSTrgb), 





    
        

            Jose Carballada
Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in Cygnus (wide field in HSTrgb)

Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in Cygnus (wide field in HSTrgb)

Technical card

Resolution: 2170x1634

Dates:Aug. 7, 2018Aug. 19, 2018Sept. 7, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 44x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm: 15x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong SII 6.5nm 36mm: 15x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.00%

Astrometry.net job: 2249935

RA center: 308.632 degrees

DEC center: 46.820 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.942 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.201 degrees

Field radius: 1.110 degrees

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sh2-115 is a faint emission nebula annoted by S.Sharpless in 1959.
It is located in Cygnus about 7,500 light-years away, just 1 and 2 degrees northwest of Deneb, the brightest star of that constellation.

Sh2-116 or Abell 71 is the designation of the small round patch of emission nebulosity to the upper left of Sh2-115.

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Carballada
Jose Carballada
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in Cygnus (wide field in HSTrgb), 





    
        

            Jose Carballada