Sharpless 217

Dan Crowson

Sharpless 217 (LBN 745) is a hydrogen alpha emission region located approximately 14,200 light-years away ( in Auriga.


Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

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


360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours


Imaged March 5th and 6th, 2018 and December 27th and 29th, 2019 from Dark Sky New Mexico at Rancho Hidalgo (Animas, New Mexico) with a SBIG STF-8300M on an Astro-Tech AT12RCT at f/8 2432mm.




I also captured 12 hours of Ha but it didn’t really add anything to the image.



Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO     


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