Sharpless 2-209

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, July 05, 2019
Sharpless 209 is an emission nebula located approximately 29,000 light-years away in Perseus.

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours

Imaged January 3rd, 24th and 25th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/48207334616/sizes/l

I also captured 20+ hours of Ha but it didn’t really add anything to the image.
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