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Object NGC 1491

NGC 1491 (also designated SH2-206 and LBN 704) is a bright emission nebula and HII region, located on the edge of a vast cloud region of neutral gas, about 10,700 light-years away in the Perseus arm of our Milky Way Galaxy in the constellation Perseus.

Scope Explore Scientific 127ED
Camera ASI1600mm pro
Mount Losmandy G11
Filters Narrowband HA, OIII and SII filters
Guiding William Optics Zenithstar 80iiED
Exposure Info 2.5 hours total integration time. 55 frames (10 minuites) HA, 40 frames (10 minutes) OIII, and 30 frames (10 minutes) SII. Processed in Astro Pixel Processor using the HOO pallete for color.
Date December 9, 2022
Copyright Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory