SH2-140 Sharpless 140

SH2-140 Sharpless 140
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Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: SH2-140 Sharpless 140
Apparent RA: 22h 19m 39.4s  Apparent Dec:+63° 21' 33"
Constellation: Cepheus
02 Aug 2014
A region from the Sharpless Catalogue, sh-170 in Cepheus. The is a bright Ha region hard up against a very dark nebula. We captured 8x1200s frames before dew became a problem. Used the F5 newtonian with the Atik 490 camera binned 2x2.

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This object is part of the Sharpless Catalogue of HII regions

This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Coma Corrector Astrodon 3nm Ha 8x1200s on 200 @ F5 f.l. 1000 with Atik 490 camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Sky 90 Refractor
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Atik 490 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

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