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Sharpless 2-101 Area Wide Field in Hydrogen Alpha Light

Sharpless 2-101 Area Wide Field

Object Name: The area around Sharpless 2-101
Object Type:  Emission Nebula
Constellation: Cygnus
Acquisition Date: June 26, 2020
Location: Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, California
• Imaging Scope – Takahashi FSQ-106 EDX IV
• Imaging Camera – ZWO ASI1600MM-C with EFW2
• Filters – Baader 36mm unmounted h-alpha filter, 7nm bandpass
• Mount – Astro-Physics Mach2
Camera Control – Sequence Generator Pro
Acquisition Details:
• Imaging Camera – gain 200, offset 50 – cooled to -15
• Exposures – 69 x 240 seconds
PixInsight and Photoshop CC were used to process the images.
• PixInsight –
⁃ Image calibration, alignment and integration
⁃ HistogramTransformation for histogram adjustment
• Photoshop –
⁃ additional adjustments to histogram, brightness and contrast
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Sharpless 2-101 Area Wide Field
Sharpless 2-101 Area Wide Field


Posted in Bright Nebula, CMOS Camera Image

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