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SH2-188 (Dolphin/Shrimp/Firefox Nebula), 


            Ivan Nair
SH2-188 (Dolphin/Shrimp/Firefox Nebula)
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SH2-188 (Dolphin/Shrimp/Firefox Nebula)

Technical card

Dates:Oct. 25, 2019Oct. 26, 2019

ZWO Ha 36mm: 105x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO OIII 36mm: 105x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 17.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 27.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.01%

Basic astrometry details job: 3079168

RA center: 1h 30' 32"

DEC center: +58° 24' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.647 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.029 degrees

Field radius: 0.502 degrees

Resolution: 4543x3241

Data source: Backyard


The dolphin nebula seriously needs to be renamed to the Shrimp or Firefox Nebula. I'd even accept Chrome, but not Internet Explorer.



Ivan Nair
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SH2-188 (Dolphin/Shrimp/Firefox Nebula), 


            Ivan Nair