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 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf%E2%80%93Rayet_star) 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.

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/43215648762/sizes/l

Comments
To leave a comment you must be a member of our community.
Login to your account now, or register for an account to start participating.
No one has commented yet.

Join our Community!

Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.

ADVERTISEMENT

FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter. View our Privacy Policy.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Find us on Facebook