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Image of the day 07/08/2024

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    Sharpless 221 and 216, Alistair Symon
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    Image of the day 07/08/2024

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      Sharpless 221 and 216, Alistair Symon
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      This image shows two rarely imaged Sharpless objects. On the left is Sharpless 221 and on the right is Sharpless 216. They are very colorful when imaged through H-alpha, SII and OIII filters and processed using the Hubble palette. This is a 3 image mosaic taken with a Takahashi FSQ106 4 inch refractor and an ASI6200 MM camera. Total imaging time was 54 hours. You can see a higher resolution image at the link above

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      Sharpless 221 and 216, Alistair Symon