The jet-powered nebula of Cygnus X-1

on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

by Steve Cullen

Taken through LB-0001: 24-inch (0.61-meter) RC Optical Systems Ritchey-Chretien reflector at f/8.0 with ion-milled optics on an RC Optical Systems Professional Series Equatorial Fork Mount, Apogee Alta U42 CCD camera, Hydrogen-alpha/Sulfur-II/Oxygen-III image with 165-minute exposures through each filter

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