Sharpless 119
Constellation Cygnus, RA 21h 18m Dec +44 00

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RGB image mixed with Hydrogen Alpha light
R=R+Ha, G=G, B+Ha

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RGB image mixed with Hydrogen Alpha, Sulfur II and Oxygen III light
This image was combined using spectral mapping assigning colors to the wavelength of light through 6 different filters

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Hubble Pallet narrow band image using Sulfur II, Hydrogen Alpha and Oxygen III filtered images

Sharpless 119, Sh2-119

About this object

Sharpless 119 is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus lying about 3 degrees east of the famous N. American Nebula. Near the center of the image is the bright magnitude 5 star 68 Cygni. These images combine 25hrs worth of data taken through wide band RGB and Narrow Band SII, Ha, and OIII filters.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV100Q Quadruplet Refractor
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astrodon R:G:B:SII:Ha:OIII filter set
  • Exposure: RGBSIIHaOIII 110:110:180:280:500:300
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 5.23, CCD Commander
  • Processing: PixInsight 1.8
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: Aug/Sep 14
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