Sharpless 2-92

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, July 07, 2018

Sharpless 92 (LBN 145) is a faint emission nebula located approximately 12,068 light-years away in Vulpecula. It is ionized by Wolf-Rayet ( star WR 127 (HD 186943, HIP 97281 and others) which is just to the right of the center of the image.

Ha – 30x1800s – 900 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

1020 minutes total exposure – 17 hours

Imaged over six nights and June and July, 2018 at Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.


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