Sharpless 132 – TheLion Nebula

Sharpless 132 is a very faint emission type nebula on the Cepheus/Lacerta border. It lies at a degree southeast of Epsilon Cep, and has a size of about 40 arc minutes.
Sh2-132 is located at about 10400 light years in the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way , in the region of Cepheus OB1, a large, bright OB association.

Equipment used:
Eq6-R
AstroTech 106LE with upgraded Moonlite focuser
TSFlat 2″ field flattener
ASI294MM Pro Cmos camera, cooled at – 15°C
8×1.25″ ZWO USB filterwheel
Chroma 3nm 1.25″ Ha, Oiii ans Sii filters
Qhyccd QHY5L-IIM guide camera
9x50mm finder-guider
Qhyccd Polemaster

Software used:
Eqmod, SGP – Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2, Stellarium with stellariumScope, SharpCap for polar alignment

Date: 01.06 to 15.07.2021

Location: Bushey, bortle 7

Ha: 80x300sec Bin 2×2, Gain 200 Offset 10
Oiii: 60x300sec Bin 2×2, Gain 200 Offset 10
Sii: 50x300sec Bin 2×2, Gain 200 Offset 10

Total integration time 15 hours and 50 minutes

Stacked in AstroPixel Processor and processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop CC 2021

Autore: Emil Andronic (sito)