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Taken 14-Jul-22
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Dimensions1880 x 1842
Original file size1.53 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
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Sh2-232 (Sharpless 232) is the biggest but faintest member of a complex of diffused nebulas in the Auriga constellation, about 3 degrees from IC405 (the Flaming Star Nebula) and IC410. The other members are Sh2-235 (botton-left respect Sh2-232), the brightest of the group, and Sh2-231 (at right). Less cospicuos in size but not in beauty, Sh2-233 (at far right) completes the picture.
The brightest blue star in the picture is an anonymous A0 star and has a brightness of just 7,1 magnitude.
-----------------------------------------------------------------Scope: Planewave 12.5" CDK
Camera: Apogee U16M w Astrondon Gen II HaLRGB filters
Mount: Paramount ME (MKS5000 upgrade)
Guided w ST-402 and Astrodon MMOAG
Acquired using TheSkyX
12/12/9 x 10 min RGB
13 x 20 min H-Alpha