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SH2-132, the Lion(s) in Cepheus

Technical card

Resolution: 2500x2500

Dates:Sept. 16, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon E-series 2 B: 44x60" (gain: 76.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E-series 2 G: 44x60" (gain: 76.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E-series 2 R: 60x60" (gain: 76.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 74x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 53x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 54x300" (gain: 200.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 17.6 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 6.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.35%

Astrometry.net job: 2556392

RA center: 334.652 degrees

DEC center: 55.812 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.505 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.918 degrees

Field radius: 1.230 degrees

Locations: Komakallio, Kirkkonummi, Finland

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Imaged already last September, it took me a few tries and quite a while until I was able to complete the processing. I had completely different end result in my mind when I started, but somehow it ended up like this and I do like the end result a lot. The nebula is in SHO palette, stars are from RGB exposures.

I think there are actually two lions in the nebula, one big and one small. Can you find both?

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Jari Saukkonen
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