Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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Lynds Bright Nebula 251 in Cygnus, 


            Steve Milne
Lynds Bright Nebula 251 in Cygnus
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Imaging cameras: QSI683wsg

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000HPS

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106ED

Guiding cameras: QSI683wsg

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm

Dates:July 18, 2020

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 5nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon SII 5nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 21.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.72%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3686759

RA center: 20h 16' 44"

DEC center: +41° 22' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.092 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.389 degrees

Field radius: 1.200 degrees

Resolution: 3300x2482

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura


LBN 251 is a part of the nebular complex surrounding Sadr in the constellation of Cygnus.

LBN 251 was photographed between 9 and 18 July 2020 from an imaging rig in Spain that is privately owned and remotely operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 106
Camera: QSI 683 WSG
Filters: Astrodon 5nm
Mount: 10 Micron GM1000HPS

SII: 21 x 1200s
Ha: 21 x 1200s
OIII: 21 x 1200s

A total of 21 hours exposure.

Data: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Processing: Steve Milne