Sh2-115 and Sh2-116 (Abell 71)

SH2-115 is a a hydrogen emission complex located in the constellation of Cygnus - about two and a half degrees from Deneb. SH2-116 (also known as Abell 71 or PLN 85+4.1) is the small round planetary nebula, seen in the upper left corner. Different parts of this complex are also catalogued in tne Lynds Catalog of Bright Nebulae as LBN 357 and LBN 362.



Object Details:

Object: Sh2-140
Constellation: Cygnus
Center of field: RA: 20h 34m 36s Dec: +46°50'15"
Field dimensions: Ca 60 x 90 '


Technical Details:

Optics: 12" ASA Astrograph at F/3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filters, Baader 8nm Ha filter
Dates/Times: 31 October 2011
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L = 60 min, R = 40 min., G = 40 min.,B = 40 min.;Ha = 90 min
Subexposures: LRGB 10 minutes, Ha 15 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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