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The Details
Object
Sharpless 2-284 in Monoceros
Optics
Astro Physics 175 EDF refractor at f/8.3
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
Date
30 and 31 January 2013
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 18 x 1800 sec 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, CCDStack 2, Photoshop CS5
Orientation
Field of View: 01°26' x 00°57'" centered on RA 06h44m54s
DEC +00°15’14” (2000.0) . North angle 33.9°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
Sharpless 2-285 is a very faint emission nebula loctaed in the constellation Monoceros approximately 5.5° southeast of the Rosette Nebula. It took 9 hours of total exposure with the big refractor to get this image.

 

 

 

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