Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  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

Technical card

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm-Pro

Mounts: AP1100GTO AP

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106N

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i Mono

Filters: Ha (3nm) SII (3nm) OIII (3nm) Astronomik  ·  LRGB 1.25" Astronomik

Dates:Nov. 14, 2020

Frames: 15x900"

Integration: 3.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.80%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4033105

RA center: 5h 38' 53"

DEC center: +27° 56' 52"

Pixel scale: 6.045 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 172.820 degrees

Field radius: 3.303 degrees

Resolution: 2900x2659

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

Data source: Traveller


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)



Michael Caligiuri
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Sh2-240: Spaghetti Nebula, 


            Michael Caligiuri