Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1996  ·  The star 125Tau
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Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula
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Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula

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Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri
Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula
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Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 14, 2020
Frames:
15×900(3h 45′)
Integration:
3h 45′
Avg. Moon age:
28.69 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.80%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4033105

RA center: 05h38m53s.3

DEC center: +27°5652

Pixel scale: 6.045 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.820 degrees

Field radius: 3.303 degrees

Resolution: 2900x2659

File size: 4.4 MB

Locations: Little Blair valley, Anza Borrego Desert, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Wide field image of a very large supernova remnant in Taurus.

Imaged using a Samyang 135mm Lens at f/4 and a ZWO ASI1600mm-Pro CMOS camera.

3.8 hrs of Ha and 30 min each RGB.

Failed to capture the abundant O3 due to deteriorating conditions. Camera/lens mounted piggyback on an FSQ106 used for guiding.

This FOV is 3.2 x 3.0 degrees (cropped from the original)

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Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula, 



    
        

            Michael Caligiuri