Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7226  ·  NGC 7245  ·  NGC 7261  ·  The star εCep
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SH2-132, The Lion Nebula, 



    
        

            Bob Rucker
SH2-132, The Lion Nebula
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SH2-132, The Lion Nebula

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SH2-132, The Lion Nebula, 



    
        

            Bob Rucker
SH2-132, The Lion Nebula
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SH2-132, The Lion Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Williams Optics ZenithStar 61
Imaging Cameras
ZWO Optical ASI294MM Pro
Mounts
Sky-Watcher HEQ5 Pro
Filters
Optolong B 36mm · Optolong OIII 36mm 6.5nm · Optolong G 36mm · Optolong R 36mm · Optolong Ha 36mm 7nm · Optolong SII 36mm 6.5nm
Accessories
ZWO ASIAIR Plus · ZWO EFW 7 x 36mm · ZWO EAF
Software
Adobe Photoshop 2021 · Astro Pixel Processor
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Williams Optics 50mm f/4 Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM-Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 19, 2021 ·  Sept. 20, 2021
Frames:
Optolong B 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Optolong G 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Optolong Ha 36mm 7nm: 39x300" (3h 15') (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Optolong OIII 36mm 6.5nm: 42x300" (3h 30') (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Optolong R 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Optolong SII 36mm 6.5nm: 30x300" (2h 30') (gain: 120.00) -5C bin 2x2
Integration:
12h 15'
Darks:
60
Flats:
60
Flat darks:
60
Avg. Moon age:
13.78 days
Avg. Moon phase:
98.63%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Temperature:
29.03

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5023484

RA center: 22h18m59s.0

DEC center: +56°0357

Pixel scale: 3.317 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 54.449 degrees

Field radius: 2.137 degrees

Resolution: 3854x2582

Locations: Backyard, FLORENCE, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I decided to revisit the Lion Nebula using my Zenithstar 61 so that the entire target was visible. Processed in SHO for the nebula and then added RGB stars back in.

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SH2-132, The Lion Nebula, 



    
        

            Bob Rucker