Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula, 



    
        

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Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula

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Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula, 



    
        

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Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 26, 2020
Frames:
180×300(15h)
Integration:
15h
Avg. Moon age:
9.78 days
Avg. Moon phase:
74.45%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3923666

RA center: 20h00m00s.0

DEC center: +35°1658

Pixel scale: 0.721 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.231 degrees

Field radius: 0.552 degrees

Resolution: 3900x3900

File size: 27.1 MB

Locations: Howling Coyote Observatory, Taxahaw, South Carolina, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Sharpless 101 is a H II region emission nebula located in the constellation Cygnus. It is sometimes also called the Tulip Nebula because it appears to resemble the outline of a tulip when imaged photographically. It was catalogued by astronomer Stewart Sharpless in his 1959 catalog of nebulae. It is approximately 6000 light years from earth.

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Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula, 



    
        

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