Deep Sky Object in Summer
Diffused Nebula around eta Cyg


Date & Time: Apr 28 2017, from 25:28 to 27:02 JST(+0900)
Mosaic of 2 flames of 6min.×8shots
Optical: TAKAHASHI 16cm(6.3") epsilon (f=530mm, F3.3)
with IDAS LPS-D1 Light-pollution suppression filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial & SBIG STV
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 6D (Remodeled)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5472×3648)
Device Size...35×24mm, Sensitivity...ISO1600




Sh2-101 / Diffused Nebula, type 1 E
R.A.19h 59m 55.0s (2000.0)
Dec.+34°21' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size21.0×12.0'
Real Size9 light yrs.
Magnitude -
Distance8700 light yrs.
Other IDsCED173, LBN168
This photograph has captured around eta Cygni, around the neck of Swan. The field has been bathed in the Milky Way, we can recognize many streaks and lumps of reddish nebulosity. Especially a bright region loos like a half moon at east of eta Cyg has a number of Sh2-101, and it's same gaseous matters with IC1318 which is surrounding gamma Cyg, positioned just upper left of out of this flame.

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