Sharpless 201

Dan Crowson

Sharpless 201 (IC 1871, LBN 675 and others) is an emission nebula located approximately 10,000 light-years away in Cassiopeia. This nebula is often overlooked or imaged along with the more popular Soul Nebula (IC 1848). This one is on the opposite side of my recently posted Sh2-189 (


Ha – 25x1800s – 750 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 8x300s – 40 minutes each – binned 2x2


870 minutes total exposure – 14 hours 30 minutes


Imaged over eight nights in the fall of 2018 at Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.




Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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