Object Information

Name: Sh2-261 - The Lower's Nebula
Type: Emission Nebula
Constellation: Orion

Exposure data

Exposure: 16 x 15 minutes = 4 hours
Processing: MaxIm DL & Adobe Photoshop CS3
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f6.3 Starfire EDF GT @ f5.0
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 via a Mini-Borg 60 refractor
Camera: SBIG ST-8E NABG w/CFW-8 filter wheel
Camera Temp: -20C
Filters: Baader 7nm Hydrogen-Alpha
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station - Harwich, Massachusetts
Date: January 24, 2009
Notes: Windy early in the evening, clear, cold, dry (low humidity) and very good transparency - air temp 22F

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