Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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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)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskopservice TS Photoline 130/910 mm APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mmpro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan

Focal reducers: Teleskop Service TSRED 379

Software: APP  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC2018

Filters: Baader Ha 36mm 7nm  ·  Baader O III 36mm 8nm  ·  Baader R 36mm ungefasst  ·  Baader G 36mm ungefasst  ·  Baader B 36mm ungefasst

Accessory: Lacerta Mfoc Motorfocus  ·  Lacerta MGEN II  ·  ZWO filter wheel 36mm 7slots electric


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"


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2838648

RA center: 19h59m53s

DEC center: +35°2906

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 36.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.821 degrees


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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