Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lacerta (Lac)  ·  Contains:  The star 10Lac  ·  The star 11Lac  ·  The star 12Lac  ·  The star 13Lac  ·  The star 14Lac  ·  The star 15Lac  ·  The star 6Lac  ·  The star 8Lac
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Sh2-126 Star Forming Region., 



    
        

            David Elmore
Sh2-126 Star Forming Region.
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Sh2-126 Star Forming Region.

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Sh2-126 Star Forming Region., 



    
        

            David Elmore
Sh2-126 Star Forming Region.
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Sh2-126 Star Forming Region.

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 1, 2022
Frames:
IDAS NBZ: 26×600(4h 20′) (gain: 140.00) -20°C bin 1×1
Integration:
4h 20′
Darks:
50
Flats:
50
Flat darks:
50
Avg. Moon age:
28.06 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.42%
Mean SQM:
21.46

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5388863

RA center: 22h35m40s.8

DEC center: +40°4232

Pixel scale: 5.947 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.998 degrees

Field radius: 6.043 degrees

Resolution: 6097x4045

File size: 25.0 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Dark Sky New Mexico

Description

Sh2-126 is a star forming region about 1700 light years distant.  This capture is dual band narrowband and emphasized the emission.  Broad band imagery reveals a dark cloud superimposed upon Sh2-126 often called the Gecko.

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Sh2-126 Star Forming Region., 



    
        

            David Elmore