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Sh2-102 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3), 


Sh2-102 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3)

Sh2-102 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3)

Technical card

Resolution: 4394x3437

Baader B 36mm ungefasst: 26x30"
Baader G 36mm ungefasst: 28x30"
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 52x200"
Baader O III 36mm 8nm: 36x360"
Baader R 36mm ungefasst: 20x30"

Integration: 7.1 hours job: 2838648

RA center: 19h 59' 53"

DEC center: +35° 29' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 36.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.821

Data source: Backyard


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.

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

36 x 360s OIII
54 x 200s Ha
26 s 30s blue
29 x 30s red
28 x 30s green

Astro Pixel Processor and Phoroshop CC2019



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Sh2-102 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3),