07  November 2018
 
  Sharpless 254 (emission nebula and surroundings)

    
    



By  Jeff Johnson
jeffjastro.com )

 
Sharpless 254 (emission nebula and surroundings)

Imaged using backyard portable setup.

TOA-130F, EM200, QSI540wsg

6x20min Ha, 2x5min L (bin1x1); 2x5min ea RGB (bin2x2);

10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias

This image contains 5 identifiable emission nebulas.
 Starting with very small object left of center and below other objects: Sh2-258.
Above, to the right, and larger object is Sh2-255 (aka, IC 2162).
Object of similar size and to the right of Sh2-255 is Sh2-257.
Just slightly below and to the right (and smaller) is Sh2-256. The last object to the right, and the largest object, is Sh2-254.



 

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