Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  PK173+02.1  ·  PK173+03.1  ·  Sh2-232  ·  Sh2-235
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SH2-232 HRGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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SH2-232 HRGB Image

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SH2-232 HRGB Image

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Mounts: Planewave L-500 L-500

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph

Guiding cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Software: Maxim DL 6 Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5

Filters: Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm


Dates:Jan. 9, 2021Jan. 10, 2021Jan. 11, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x600" (5h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x600" (5h) bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 47x600" (7h 50') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 31x600" (5h 10') bin 1x1

Integration: 23h

Avg. Moon age: 26.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.14%


Astrometry.net job: 4157413

RA center: 5h 42' 33"

DEC center: +36° 13' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.103 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.007 degrees

Field radius: 0.732 degrees


Resolution: 3204x3539

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

This is a dim Sharpless object. An interesting feature is the planetary nebula, PN G173.5+03.2 right in the middle of the nebula. It's the red dot with the blue center.

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SH2-232 HRGB Image, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)