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Sh2-201 Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO, 


            Douglas J Struble
Sh2-201 Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO
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Sh2-201 Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 152 mm Carbon Fiber

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  SkySafari Pro

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm

Accessory: QHYCCD PoleMaster  ·  Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattener  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  MoonLite CFL 2.5" Large Format Focuser

Dates:Dec. 7, 2019Dec. 19, 2019

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 524x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 542x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 35.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 16.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 62.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3232797

RA center: 3h 1' 39"

DEC center: +60° 24' 39"

Pixel scale: 0.649 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 51.088 degrees

Field radius: 0.469 degrees

Resolution: 4058x3244

Locations: Backyard White Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


Sh2-201 is an emission nebula in the Cassiopeia constellation. It is in the eastern part of the constellation along the eastern border of the IC 1848. The nebula is 9980 light-years away from Earth. It is also seen close to Sh2-199.



Douglas J Struble
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Sh2-201 Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO, 


            Douglas J Struble

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