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Sharpless 132 – A Wide Field Image in Hydrogen Alpha Light

Sharpless 132 is a nice looking area of emission nebula and dark nebula on the border of the constellations Cepheus and Lacerta.

This image was taken on the night of August 22/23, 2018 at Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California with a Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV telescope and using a ZWO ASI1600MM-C camera with a Baader 36mm 7 nm Hydrogen Alpha filter.  The total exposure time was 4.5 hours and is a total of 60 stacked 270 second images.

Click on the image below for a slightly larger view.  Click on this link for a full resolution version.  Follow this link for a high resolution view of the central region.

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