Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  68 A Cyg  ·  PK087-03.1  ·  Sh2-119  ·  The star 68Cyg
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Sh2-119 detail in HSTrgb, 


            Jose Carballada
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Sh2-119 detail in HSTrgb

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS Photoline 107mm f/6.5 Super-Apo

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG Deluxe

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174

Focal reducers: Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Astro-Physics AAPC  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30

Dates:Sept. 23, 2018Sept. 24, 2018Oct. 5, 2018Oct. 10, 2018

Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 50x1" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 50x1" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong Ha 7nm 36mm: 57x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm: 14x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 50x1" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm: 14x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.14%

Astrometry.net job: 2351882

RA center: 21h 18' 18"

DEC center: +43° 43' 19"

Pixel scale: 2.928 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.771 degrees

Field radius: 1.172 degrees

Resolution: 2286x1752

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Backyard


Sh2-119, or Sharpless 119, is a large complex of emission nebulosity in Cygnus constellation, about 2 degrees east of the North American Nebula.
It is located just around 68 Cygni, a quite bright star of magnitude 5. The nebula was catalogued by astronomer S. Sharpless in his famous "Catalogue of HII Regions", published in 1959. Sharpless described it as a large (have an apparent diameter of about 2 degrees) and "bright" nebula.
The nebula is crossed by several dark dust lanes and globules, especially on the southern part.
(description credits skyfactory.org)