Sharpless 2-132, Cepheus
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This is my first image with a new camera, a Starlight Xpress SX-46 using a monochrome 16200 sensor. This nebula on the outskirts of the constellation Cepheus is sometimes called the Lion Nebula. Shot with narrowband filters and processed using a modified Hubble palette, the nebula seems to be rich in both Halpha and OIII, but quite faint in SII. There is a fascinating "beam" of light shining upward nearly in the center of this composition (in blue).
| ||Optics:||Stellarvue SVQ100|| |
|Camera:||Starlight Xpress SX-46|| |
|Exposure info:||170 mins Ha, 150 mins OIII, 190 mins SII (10 min subs)|| |
|Filters used:||Astrodon H-alpha (5 nm), OIII (3 nm), SII (5 nm)|| |
|date:||October/November 2018|| |