Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1442  ·  NGC 7245  ·  The star εCep
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SH2-132, the Lion Nebula, 



    
        

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SH2-132, the Lion Nebula
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SH2-132, the Lion Nebula

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SH2-132, the Lion Nebula, 



    
        

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SH2-132, the Lion Nebula
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SH2-132, the Lion Nebula

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics ZenithStar 61
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MC Pro
Mounts
IOptron CEM 60
Filters
Optolong L-eXtreme
Accessories
ZWO ASIAir Pro · William Optics Flat 61R
Software
Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8.8-6 Ripley · Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop 2021 CC
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 30mm f/4 Mini guide scope
Guiding Cameras
Zwo ASI120 Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 27, 2021
Frames:
Optolong L-eXtreme: 45x300" (3h 45') (gain: 100.00) -10C
Integration:
3h 45'
Flats:
20
Flat darks:
30
Avg. Moon age:
19.64 days
Avg. Moon phase:
75.48%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4936690

RA center: 22h18m10s.8

DEC center: +55°4326

Pixel scale: 3.633 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.087 degrees

Field radius: 2.399 degrees

Resolution: 3956x2638

Locations: 1211, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

I was inspired by our friend Elmiko to see just what kind of animal this object looks like.  I still don't know, nicknames will be nicknames I suppose but it is still a pretty cool object to image.  Seeing was terrible but it didn't seem to matter much.

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