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Sharpless 9, 



    
        

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Acquisition details

Dates:
May 24, 2022
Frames:
38×300(3h 10′)
Integration:
3h 10′
Avg. Moon age:
23.89 days
Avg. Moon phase:
31.89%

RA center: 16h21m11s.798

DEC center: -25°3452.82

Pixel scale: 0.964 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.094 degrees

Field radius: 0.737 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3954x3841

File size: 8.3 MB

Locations: El Sauce Observatory, Rio Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

Description

Sharpless 9 (Sh2-9 or Gum 65) is a combined emission and reflection nebula in the Scorpius constellation, surrounding the multiple star system Alnyat (Sigma Scorpii).
It is thought this star, a variable giant star, is ionizing this region.

This SHO-image was acquired with the ASA500N telescope and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in El Sauce Observatory, Chile.

Total integration time 190 minutes
SHO 12:14:12 subs of 600s with each narrowband filter (SII, Ha and OIII).
Dataset Telescope Live.

Processing with Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel Pro, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins

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Sharpless 9, 



    
        

            Jan Scheers