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Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in HOO, 


            Douglas J Struble
Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in HOO
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Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in HOO

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Dates:June 27, 2017July 25, 2019Aug. 2, 2019

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 123x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 344x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25'': 172x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 25.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 9.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.39%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3260561

RA center: 20h 34' 33"

DEC center: +46° 56' 49"

Pixel scale: 1.085 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 173.549 degrees

Field radius: 0.766 degrees

Resolution: 3176x3971

Locations: Backyard White Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


Sh2-115 is a faint emission nebula cataloged by S.Sharpless in 1959. It is located in Cygnus, just 1 and 2 degrees northwest of Deneb, the brightest star of that constellation.

Sh2-116, or Abell 71, is the designation of the small round patch of emission nebulosity to the left of Sh2-115. It is also known as Sh2-116 and PK85+4.1. The latter being designated as a planetary nebula, but it has more recently been described as a small patch of emission nebula.



Douglas J Struble
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Sh2-115 & Sh2-116 in HOO, 


            Douglas J Struble

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