Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B144  ·  LBN 168  ·  LBN 171  ·  Sh2-101
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Sh2-101 in HOO (fine art version)

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Sh2-101 in HOO (fine art version)

Acquisition details

Frames:
Baader H-alpha 7nm: 54×200(3h)
Baader O-III 8.5nm: 47×360(4h 42′)
Integration:
7h 42′

RA center: 20h00m00s.51

DEC center: +35°2600.10

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -36.693 degrees

Field radius: 0.751 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4244x2829

File size: 6.4 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

Astro Pixel Processor and Photoshop CC2019

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