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Sh2-205 / NGC 1491

Classification: Emission Nebula Sh2-205, NGC1491 (Sh2-206)Lbn407
Constellation: Camelopardalis (CAM) Perseus (PER)
Object Location: Ra 03h 58m 12s Dec +52° 26’02” (current)(centered)
Size & Distance: Apx 100x100 Apx 3200 light years, Sh2-205,

Date & Location: 11-10/11-2023 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: SHO-HOO-210,210,210,S2,Ha,O3, 14x15ea, RGB, 10,10,10, 5x2 ea. (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO110FL w/ TEC FF @ f/5.74, 631mm, FLI-Atlas focuser.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AE CP4 / ATS 10x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-PL16803 @-25c / FLI CFW5-7 / FLI-Atlas focuser / Guided by ZWO-174 / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon 50mm 3nm Ha-S2-O3, G2 RGB
Software: MaxImDL, Photoshop CC, CCDStack Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Below average seeing, No wind, Temp range 20°- 60°
Image Field of view is 190x190 arcmin. Image Scale 2.94 arcsec/pix

Sh2-205, the larger of the two. NGC1491(Sh2-206) in lower right. Sh2-205 is about in the center of two constellations, Camelopardilas and Perseus with NGC1491 sitting in Perseus. While Sh2-205 is about 100x100, NGC1491 is only at 25x25. Distance wise, Sh2-205 is about 3200 light years and NGC1491(Sh2-206) is about 10,700.