Jim Burnell's CCD Images - Sharpless 2-242 in Hydrogen-alpha Light
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Sharpless 2-142 in Ha
Object: Sh2-242
Emission Nebula
Const.: Taurus
Camera: SXV-H9 Scope: Tele Vue NP-101 Mount: Losmandy Titan
Filter(s): Exposure: 8x8m TeleVue 0.8x Focal Reducer
Sharpless 2-242 (Sh2-242) in Taurus. This image is a stack of 8 eight minute exposures shot through a Hydrogen-alpha filter. The exposures were acquired using an SXV-H9 CCD camera on a Tele Vue NP-101 4" f/5.4 refractor equipped with a 0.8x focal reducer. The exposures were calibrated, defect-corrected and stacked using AIP4WIN. This image has been cropped down from its original size of 1392x1040.