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Sharpless 226


Dan Crowson
 

Sharpless 226 (LBN 780) is a HII region located approximately 13,700 light-years away in Auriga.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours – LRGB

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours - HaRGB

 

1080 minutes total exposure – 18 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in January and October, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549094866/sizes/l/

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549224532/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 


Gregg Ruppel
 

Nice!  18 hours - wow!  Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site
www.greggsastronomy.com

On Oct 30, 2020, at 5:04 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Sharpless 226 (LBN 780) is a HII region located approximately 13,700 light-years away in Auriga.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours – LRGB

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours - HaRGB

 

1080 minutes total exposure – 18 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in January and October, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549094866/sizes/l/

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549224532/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 


Dan Crowson
 

Thanks Gregg. One of the few Dean doesn’t have on his site.


Dan

 

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

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io [mailto:DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io] On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Saturday, October 31, 2020 12:13 AM
To: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io
Subject: Re: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Sharpless 226

 

Nice!  18 hours - wow!  Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

 

Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site



On Oct 30, 2020, at 5:04 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Sharpless 226 (LBN 780) is a HII region located approximately 13,700 light-years away in Auriga.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours – LRGB

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours - HaRGB

 

1080 minutes total exposure – 18 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in January and October, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549094866/sizes/l/

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549224532/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 


Gregg Ruppel
 

Yeah...he skipped a lot of the little ones.

Gregg

Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site
www.greggsastronomy.com

On Oct 30, 2020, at 10:25 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Thanks Gregg. One of the few Dean doesn’t have on his site.


Dan

 

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

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io [mailto:DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io] On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Saturday, October 31, 2020 12:13 AM
To: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io
Subject: Re: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Sharpless 226

 

Nice!  18 hours - wow!  Thanks for sharing.

Gregg

 

Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site



On Oct 30, 2020, at 5:04 PM, Dan Crowson <dcrowson@...> wrote:



Sharpless 226 (LBN 780) is a HII region located approximately 13,700 light-years away in Auriga.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours – LRGB

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours - HaRGB

 

1080 minutes total exposure – 18 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in January and October, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549094866/sizes/l/

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549224532/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 


Brian Ottum
 

Reminds me of the Pac Man nebula

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io <DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Friday, October 30, 2020 8:05 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Sharpless 226

 

Sharpless 226 (LBN 780) is a HII region located approximately 13,700 light-years away in Auriga.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours – LRGB

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours - HaRGB

 

1080 minutes total exposure – 18 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in January and October, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549094866/sizes/l/

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549224532/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 


Bernard Miller
 

Nice work Dan. I like the one with the Ha added. It brings a little more definition to the nebula.

 

Bernard

 

 

From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Dan Crowson
Sent: Friday, October 30, 2020 5:05 PM
To: 'Dan Crowson' <dcrowson@...>
Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Sharpless 226

 

Sharpless 226 (LBN 780) is a HII region located approximately 13,700 light-years away in Auriga.

 

Luminance – 24x600s – 240 minutes – binned 1x1

Ha – 24x1800s – 720 minutes – binned 1x1

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

 

360 minutes total exposure – 6 hours – LRGB

840 minutes total exposure – 14 hours - HaRGB

 

1080 minutes total exposure – 18 hours

 

Imaged over five nights in January and October, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549094866/sizes/l/

 

HaRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50549224532/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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

 




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