Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B144  ·  LBN 168  ·  LBN 171  ·  Sh2-101
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SH2-101 & Cygnus X-1 Shockfront as an HOO-RGB

Acquisition details

Frames:
Baader Blue (B-CCD): 26×30(13′)
Baader Green (G-CCD): 28×30(14′)
Baader H-alpha 7nm: 54×200(3h)
Baader Red (R-CCD): 29×30(14′ 30″)
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass: 47×360(4h 42′) (gain: 139.00)
Integration:
8h 23′ 30″

RA center: 19h59m56s.90

DEC center: +35°2855.8

Pixel scale: 1.059 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -36.699 degrees

Field radius: 0.821 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

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Resolution: 4427x3397

File size: 18.2 MB

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sharpless 101 - the so called Tulip Nebula - is an reflection and emission nebula region in the constellation Cygnus. Just outside the Tulip the shockfront of ionized gas driven by the energy of Cygnus X-1 and its companion star. Cyg X-1 is the strongest X-ray source kown so far. Cyg X-1 is considered a possible black hole.

ASI1600mmp and TS130/910 triplet apo with 0.79x reducer.

54 x 200s Ha

47 x 360s OIII

26 s 30s blue

29 x 30s red

28 x 30s green

Astro Pixel Processor and Photoshop CC2019

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