Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 1442  ·  NGC 7245  ·  NGC 7261  ·  The star εCep
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Sharpless 2-132 ("Lion Head" Nebula) and the region, 



    
        

            Nikola Nikolov
Sharpless 2-132 ("Lion Head" Nebula) and the region
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Sharpless 2-132 ("Lion Head" Nebula) and the region

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FS 60CB Takahashi fs60cb
Imaging Cameras
Canon T5i
Mounts
Orion Sirius EQ-G Mount
Accessories
TAKAHASHI Reducer C 0.72X takahashi focal reducer
Software
StarTools 1.7 Star Tools · AstroPixelProcessor · BackyardEOS · PixInsight 1.8.6 · Adobe Lightroom CC Adobe Lightroom‎ CC

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 14, 2020
Frames:
22x300" (1h 50') ISO400
Integration:
1h 50'
Avg. Moon age:
24.74 days
Avg. Moon phase:
23.77%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3798346

RA center: 22h17m42s.0

DEC center: +55°4525

Pixel scale: 19.319 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 115.956 degrees

Field radius: 2.840 degrees

Resolution: 893x568

Locations: Pinnacles National Park, Soledad, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Sh2-132 (Sharpless 2-132) is a very faint emission nebula in Cepheus. Here is my preliminary result of close to 2 hours of imaging. One can't see yet the whole "lion head".

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Sharpless 2-132 ("Lion Head" Nebula) and the region, 



    
        

            Nikola Nikolov

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