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The Little Cocoon Nebula


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About this observation
Graham Winstanley
Time of observation
02/09/2018 - 01:48
SH82 in Sagitta
Observing location
Bassingham, Lincolnshire
Skywatcher ED80
Pier mounted NEQ6
QHY IMG2PRO at -20 deg
oag camera ASI120MM
Baader Ha 7nm filter
18 x 900s
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SH42 is an emission nebula about 3,600 light years away in Sagitta, not far from the Coat Hanger asterism. It is also surrounded by a reflection nebula that is not seen in my Ha image. I hope to add some colour later, RGB or Oiii,Sii, but need some clear skies without the Moon.

Processing in Pixinsight.

Captured over 2 nights,31 Aug/1 Sep and 1/2 Sep.

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