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Sh2-101 & Cygnus X-1 Shockfront in Ha, 





    
        

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Sh2-101 & Cygnus X-1 Shockfront in Ha

Sh2-101 & Cygnus X-1 Shockfront in Ha

Technical card

Resolution: 4588x3489

Frames:Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 52x200"

Integration: 2.9 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2836972

RA center: 299.965 degrees

DEC center: 35.480 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.059 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 36.871 degrees

Field radius: 0.848 degrees

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sharpless 101 - the so called Tulip Nebula - is an reflection and emission nebula region in the constellation Cygnus. Just outside the Tulip the shockfront of ionized gas driven by the energy of Cygnus X-1 and its companion star. Cyg X-1 is the strongest X-ray source kown so far. Cyg X-1 is considered a possible black hole.

The image shows the hydrogen-alpha emissions imaged through a Baader 7nm Ha filter.

ASI1600mmp and TS130/910 triplet apo with 0.79x reducer.

54 x 200s Ha

Astro Pixel Processor and Phoroshop CC2019

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Sh2-101 & Cygnus X-1 Shockfront in Ha, 





    
        

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