Stacks Image 662

Sh2-89 and Sh2-90

About this object

This image shows two emission nebula in the Constellation Vulpecula. Sh2-89 is the large red area near the center of the image. Sh2-90 is the brighter but smaller reddish area in the lower left part of the image. This area lies within the Milky Way. This image is a combination HaRGB image where a Hydrogen Alpha filter was used to get a enhanced image of the emission nebula.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV115T Triplet Refractor with a SFF7-21 Field Flattener
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha, RGB filter set
  • Exposure: Ha:RGB 360:60:70:120
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 5.18, CCD Commander
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: Jun 12
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