Sharpless 301

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, July 23, 2021
Sharpless 301 (Bran 6 and 7, Ced 93, Gum 5, LBN 1044, RCW 6 and others) is a HII region located approximately 18,917 light-years away in Canis Major.

Luminance – 12x600s – 120 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

240 minutes total exposure – 4 hours

Imaged on January 14th and 15th, 2021 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90EDT at f/6.7 603mm.

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