Sharpless 301 - A Closer View

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, October 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.

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours

Imaged over nine nights in 2020 and 2021 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.


I captured a much wider, broadband image that can be seen here -
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