Sharpless 282

Posted by dcrowson
on Saturday, December 18, 2021
Sharpless 282 (LBN 978) is an HII region ionized by the bright star to the left (east) HD 47432. The region is located approximately 4,200 light-years away in Monoceros.

Collinder 110 is the open cluster near the top left.

NGC 2262 (Collinder 109) is the open cluster near the bottom left.

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

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours

Imaged from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri (a red zone) on November 27th and December 5th, 2020 and October 18th and December 11th and 12th, 2021 with a SBIG ST-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT90DT at f/6.7 603mm.

Ha only -
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