Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

Sh2-101, Tulip Nebula

01-Mar-2024 14:17 AST 01-Mar-2024 18:17 UTC


Sh2-101, Tulip Nebula, 26-Sep-2014

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD
Imaging Camera: Atik 383L+
Frames: 4x10m Ha, 4x5m each LRGB
Total Exposure: 2h
Processing: PixInsight
Distance: 6000 ly
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Reprocessed 2015-02-15. Pic includes the visual component of the Cygnus X1 black hole system. It is the brighter of the close pair halfway between the nebula and the top-left corner of the image.