The Details
Object
Sharpless 2-119 in Cygnus
Optics
Astro Physics 160 EDF refractor at f/5.7
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
Date
27 July 2008, 28 July 2008
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 2 x 10 x 1200 sec, 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS3
Orientation
Field of View: 02°28’ x 02°07’ centered on RA 21h18m13.4s
DEC +43°56’13” (2000.0) . North angle 89.19 °; east 90° CCW from north
Notes

This large emission nebula is located in a very rich star field about 3.5° east of NGC 7000, The North American Nebula. Using the optics and camera noted above required a 2-pane mosaic to capture the breadth of this not-often-imaged Sharpless object.

 

 

 

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