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The Details
Object
Sharpless 2-261 in Orion
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
12/13/16 February 2013
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 17 x 1800 sec 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, CCDStack, Photoshop CS5
Orientation
Field of View: 00°57’ x 00°43’ centered on RA 06h08m52.3s
DEC +15°44’34” (2000). North angle 15.7°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
This very faint object is also known as Lower's Nebula.

 

 

 

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