Sharpless 290

Posted by dcrowson
on Friday, July 8, 2022
Sh2-290 (Abell 31, PK 219+31 1, PN G219.1+31.2 and others) is a large planetary nebula located approximately 1770 light-years away in Cancer.

Ha – 37x1800s – 1110 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2

1230 minutes total exposure – 20 hours 30 minutes

Imaged over eleven nights in January, 2018 through March, 2021 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.

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