SH2-217 Sharpless 217

SH2-217 Sharpless 217
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Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: SH2-217 Sharpless 217
Apparent RA: 04h 59m 57.2s  Apparent Dec:+48° 1' 36"
Constellation: Auriga
29 Dec 2014
Here is about 3 hours on the small Sharpless Sh2-217 nebula in narrowband Hydrogen Alpha shot with an Astrodon 3nm Ha filter and an Atik 490 CCD Camera on a Skywatcher 200 Newtonian telescope.

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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 11x1200s 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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