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Contains:  Sh2-231, Sh2-232, Sh2-233, Sh2-235
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Halloween Pumpkin (Sh2-232, Sh2-231 & Sh2-235) in Ha-Sii, 


            Jose Carballada
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Halloween Pumpkin (Sh2-232, Sh2-231 & Sh2-235) in Ha-Sii

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 S-II 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30

Dates:Jan. 27, 2019Feb. 26, 2019

Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 78x600" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm: 19x600" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.16% job: 2593105

RA center: 5h 41' 17"

DEC center: +36° 9' 50"

Pixel scale: 2.935 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.998 degrees

Field radius: 1.182 degrees

Resolution: 2314x1747

Locations: AAS Montsec, Àger, Lleida, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Not common nebulae and very faint, Sh2 232 is the biggest one at the center top the image.
Also on the picture Sh2-235 (the blue one) and Sh2-231.
After to see how it looks like on this orientation, I would like to named this group as Halloween Pumpkin (I hope you could see it!!)
In total 16 hours of integration time with very carefully process.



Jose Carballada


  • Halloween Pumpkin (Sh2-232, Sh2-231 & Sh2-235) in Ha-Sii, 


            Jose Carballada
  • Final
    Halloween Pumpkin (Sh2-232, Sh2-231 & Sh2-235) in Ha-Sii, 


            Jose Carballada


Description: more aggressive SCNR to reduce green gradient

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Sky plot


Halloween Pumpkin (Sh2-232, Sh2-231 & Sh2-235) in Ha-Sii, 


            Jose Carballada