Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Orion (Ori)  ·  Contains:  Sh2-261
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Lower's Nebula - The Walking Fish Nebula - SH2-261, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Lower's Nebula - The Walking Fish Nebula - SH2-261

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Lower's Nebula - The Walking Fish Nebula - SH2-261, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)
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Lower's Nebula - The Walking Fish Nebula - SH2-261

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
Filters
Astrodon 3nm OIII · Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm
Software
Pixinsight 1.8 · Photoshop CS5
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro Physics 305 mm f/3.8 Riccardi-Honders Astrograph
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STXL 16200

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 11, 2021 ·  Jan. 12, 2021 ·  Jan. 13, 2021 ·  Jan. 15, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 42x600" (7h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 42x600" (7h) bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 42x600" (7h) bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 43x600" (7h 10') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 42x600" (7h) bin 1x1
Integration:
35h 10'
Avg. Moon age:
14.80 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.69%

RA center: 06h09m09s.83

DEC center: +15°4803.4

Pixel scale: 1.103 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.069 degrees

Field radius: 0.822 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4012x3566

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

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories

Description

This is not a frequently imaged Sharpless object. Although it gets its name from the astronomer who discovered it, to me it looks like one of those Walking Fish. What do you think?

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Lower's Nebula - The Walking Fish Nebula - SH2-261, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)

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