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Sh2-96 by Rod Pommier

Submitted by Chelsea Chin


Sh2-96, also known as LBN066 is an extremely faint emission nebula in Cygnus and rarely imaged. It is known as the Scarlet Letter Nebula, and just like in the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the letter outlined by this nebula is a capital A. The field also abounds with faint hydrogen-alpha nebulosity. The image required more than 21 hours of total exposure time.
Instrument/mount: PlaneWave CDK17 on L-500 mount.
Camera:SBIG STL 11000M with Baader Planetarium Ha,L,R,G,B filters.
Location: Pommier Observatory, Portland, OR, USA.

Rod Pommier – Pommier Observatory | Portland, Oregon USA

Rod Pommier Astrophotography