Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B144  ·  LBN 168  ·  LBN 171  ·  Sh2-101
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Sh2-101 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3)

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Sh2-101 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3)

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Teleskopservice TS Photoline 130/910 mm APO Triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600mmpro
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan
Filters
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm · Baader O III 36mm 8nm · Baader R 36mm ungefasst · Baader G 36mm ungefasst · Baader B 36mm ungefasst
Accessories
ZWO filter wheel 36mm 7slots electric · Lacerta Mfoc Motorfocus · Lacerta MGEN II · Teleskop Service TSRED 379
Software
APP · Adobe Photoshop CC2018

Acquisition details

Frames:
Baader B 36mm ungefasst: 26x30" (13')
Baader G 36mm ungefasst: 28x30" (14')
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 52x200" (2h 53' 20")
Baader O III 36mm 8nm: 36x360" (3h 36')
Baader R 36mm ungefasst: 20x30" (10')
Integration:
7h 6' 20"

RA center: 19h59m54s.70

DEC center: +35°2905.0

Pixel scale: 1.059 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -36.708 degrees

Field radius: 0.821 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4394x3437

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.

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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Sh2-101 and Cygnus X-1 Shockfront (rev. 3), 



    
        

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