ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   SH2-226 - Nebula (HII Ionized Region) in Auriga

SH2-226                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
11 Jan. 2004
120 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Red Filtered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This small ionized HII region is not very bright but good conditions during data acquisition allows the detail to show. 

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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