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Sh2-198 Emission Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO, 


            Douglas J Struble
Sh2-198 Emission Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO
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Sh2-198 Emission Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 152 mm Carbon Fiber

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 80mm Short Tube

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  SkySafari Pro

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon OIII 3nm

Accessory: QHYCCD PoleMaster  ·  Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattener  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  MoonLite CFL 2.5" Large Format Focuser

Dates:Nov. 12, 2019Nov. 17, 2019

Astrodon Ha 5nm: 229x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon OIII 3nm: 208x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.6 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 17.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.66%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3232540

RA center: 2h 50' 44"

DEC center: +59° 56' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.650 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 321.036 degrees

Field radius: 0.469 degrees

Resolution: 3246x4061

Locations: Backyard White Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard


Sh2-198 is the small emission nebula towards the bottom of my frame and is usually imaged with Sh2-199, which is much larger and considered a famous object to image (The Soul Nebula). Sh2-198 is somewhat dim but responds very well to Ha.



Douglas J Struble
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Sh2-198 Emission Nebula Off of the Soul in HOO, 


            Douglas J Struble

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