||Emission nebula (Sh2-132 / LBN470-473)
||Ra 22h 19m 17s Dec +56° 12’
|Size & Distance:
||30.0 x 20.0 Apx 11,000 light ye
|Date & Location:
||10-20/21-2014 Joshua Tree National Park.
||Hubble Palette SHO, Sll=R, Ha=G, Olll=B, 12ea @ 15min (bin 1x1) 9h Total
||Takahashi FSQ106N f5 530mm
||Astro-Physics 1200 GTO / ATS 10x36 Pier
||FLI-ML6303E @-20c / CFW2-7 / FLI-Atlas focuser / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
||Astrodon 3nm Ha, SII, OIII.
||MaxImDL 6.06, Photoshop CS5, Topaz Labs.
||Sky conditions: Good seeing, Light wind, Temp 65°-55°
Image Field of view is 120 X 180 arcmin.
Also in the field is two small Planetary Nebulas (PLN 103+0.1 / PLN 102+2.1)
Sharpless 2-132 is a very faint emission type nebula on the Cepheus/Lacerta border. It's easy to locate because of its proximity to the distinctive triangle of stars formed by delta, epsilon and zeta Cephei From northwest to southeast, zeta, epsilon and Sh2-132 form an almost straight line