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Sharpless 101 and the Cygnus X-1 Bow Shock, 



    
        

            Scott Tucker
Sharpless 101 and the Cygnus X-1 Bow Shock
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Sharpless 101 and the Cygnus X-1 Bow Shock

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Dates:June 22, 2020

Frames:
Optolong L-eNhance: 90x180"
Optolong L-eXtreme 2": 90x180"

Integration: 9.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.69%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3627145

RA center: 19h 58' 21"

DEC center: +35° 21' 50"

Pixel scale: 3.232 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.355 degrees

Field radius: 0.892 degrees


Resolution: 1600x1180

Locations: Backyard, Tucson, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Taken with a dual-scope setup. I used a Skywatcher Esprit 150 with Starizona Apex ED reducer at f/4.55 and a ZWO ASI1600MM camera with an Optolong L-eXtreme filter for "luminance." At the same time I shot color with an Esprit 100 at f/5.5 and a ZWO ASI294MC camera and Optolong L-eNhance filter. I lost a few frames when the camera on the 150 bonked into the table--lesson learned, the 150 is a lot longer than the 100...

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Sharpless 101 and the Cygnus X-1 Bow Shock, 



    
        

            Scott Tucker