NGC1491 Sharpless Sh2-206

NGC1491 Sharpless Sh2-206
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Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: NGC1491 Sharpless Sh2-206
Apparent RA: 04 03 13.5  Apparent Dec:+51 18 58
Constellation: Perseus
28 Dec 2014
Sharpless 206, Sh2-206 forms an old and well developed HII region nebula with NGC1491 about 3700pc away.

This image is 12x1200s taken with an Atik 490 CCD Camera and an Astrodon 3nm Ha filter. Telescope as the 8inch Skywatcher 200 Newtonian. There was a half moon up at this time.

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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 :

Astrodon 3nm Ha Coma Corrector 12x1200s 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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