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Sh2-124 in Northern Cygnus in HOO, 





    
        

            Douglas J Struble

Sh2-124 in Northern Cygnus in HOO

Technical card

Resolution: 3284x4089

Dates:Aug. 3, 2019Aug. 5, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 362x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25'': 242x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 20.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 3.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Astrometry.net job: 3251615

Locations: Backyard White Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sh2-124 is an emission nebula located in the constellation of Cygnus around 8, 500 light years away. It is a faint target, rarely imaged. It appears to be like SH2-125 (the Cocoon Nebula), which is in the same area, however it does not have the reflection you see around the Cocoon, so I thought this was perfect for narrowband. OIII was pretty tough, but was able to pull it out.

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Douglas J Struble
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Sh2-124 in Northern Cygnus in HOO, 





    
        

            Douglas J Struble

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