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SH2- 240 The Spaghetti Nebula, 



    
        

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SH2- 240 The Spaghetti Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 2, 2022
Frames:
ZWO H-alpha 7nm 1.25": 26×300(2h 10′) (gain: 139.00) f/2.8 -10°C bin 1×1
ZWO O-III 7nm 1.25": 20×20(6′ 40″) (gain: 139.00) f/2.8 -10°C bin 1×1
Integration:
2h 16′ 40″
Darks:
100
Flats:
20
Flat darks:
20
Bias:
1000
Avg. Moon age:
8.69 days
Avg. Moon phase:
63.69%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 05h39m41s.37

DEC center: +27°5740.1

Pixel scale: 6.038 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -19.329 degrees

Field radius: 3.503 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3452x2361

File size: 11.6 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Located in the border between Auriga and Taurus 3,000 L.Y. away lays this supernova remnant. It is estimated to be 40,000 years old. I have been participating in Skywatchers Target of the Month and this is November’s target. For some perspective, this target is roughly 3 degrees across, the full moon is only 1/2 a degree, So this thing is massive. Luckily I recently got the wide field imaging rig up and running so I was able to capture this target.

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SH2- 240 The Spaghetti Nebula, 



    
        

            Sean