Sharpless 238


Dan Crowson
 

Sharpless 238 (Ced 32a, vdB 28, Burnham's Nebula and others) is the brightest of the brown nebula near the center of the image. Some references also include the objects further out including NGC 1554, Ced 32, DG 31, LBN 871 and Struve's nebula among others. Sh2-238 is estimated to be approximately 479 light-years away in Taurus.

 

Luminance – 32x600s – 320 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12x300s – 60 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

500 minutes total exposure – 8 hours 20 minutes

 

Imaged October 25th and 26th, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50741307232/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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Gregg Ruppel
 

Wow, you really captured the detail in the 'eye' of the nebula.  Great image...thanks for sharing it.
Clear skies,

Gregg
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On 12/20/2020 1:07 PM, Dan Crowson wrote:

Sharpless 238 (Ced 32a, vdB 28, Burnham's Nebula and others) is the brightest of the brown nebula near the center of the image. Some references also include the objects further out including NGC 1554, Ced 32, DG 31, LBN 871 and Struve's nebula among others. Sh2-238 is estimated to be approximately 479 light-years away in Taurus.

 

Luminance – 32x600s – 320 minutes – binned 1x1

RGB – 12x300s – 60 minutes each – binned 2x2

 

500 minutes total exposure – 8 hours 20 minutes

 

Imaged October 25th and 26th, 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.

 

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/50741307232/sizes/l/

 

Dan

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