Sharpless 196


Dan Crowson
 

Sh2-196 (LBN 664, Simeis 24 and others) is a HII region located approximately 18,000 light-years away in Cassiopeia.

 

Ha – 30x1800s – 900 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

1020 minutes total exposure – 17 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in October and November, 2020 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.

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50765164246/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Bernard Miller
 

Nice Dan. If it is that faint with Ha I wonder what it is like without it.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Saturday, December 26, 2020 9:41 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Sharpless 196

 

Sh2-196 (LBN 664, Simeis 24 and others) is a HII region located approximately 18,000 light-years away in Cassiopeia.

 

Ha – 30x1800s – 900 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

1020 minutes total exposure – 17 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in October and November, 2020 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.

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50765164246/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com

 




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Gregg Ruppel
 

That’s a faint one!  Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

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On Dec 26, 2020, at 9:41 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Sh2-196 (LBN 664, Simeis 24 and others) is a HII region located approximately 18,000 light-years away in Cassiopeia.

 

Ha – 30x1800s – 900 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

1020 minutes total exposure – 17 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in October and November, 2020 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.

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50765164246/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Dan Crowson                          dcrowson@...
Dardenne Prairie MO               http://www.crowson.com