Deep Sky Object in Summer
Sh2-119 (Diffused Nebula in Cygnus)


Date & Time: Aug 10 2013, from 24:00 to 24:32 JST(+0900)
RGB-composed from 6min.×6shots each
Optical: (GB image) BORG 60ED+Reducer (f=297mm, F5.0) with Moon & Skyglow filter
(R image) TAMRON SP 300mmF2.8 (Stop: F2.8) with Astronomik CLS-CCD & R64 filters
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Digital Camera: (GB image) Canon EOS 600D (Remodeled)
(R image) Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Koumi town, Nagano pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
CCD Sensitivity...ISO800(GB image), ISO1600(R image)




Sh2-119 / Diffused Nebula, type 5 E
R.A.21h 18m 00.0s (2000.0)
Dec.+43° 56' 00" (2000.0)
Apparent Size70'
Real Size100 light yrs.
Magnitude -
Distance2200 light yrs.
Other IDsLBN391
Sh2-119 is a reddish diffused nebula distributed at about 2 degrees east of the North American Nebula (NGC7000). The nebula has been emitted by light of 68 Cygni in center. The nebula has a span of a bit larger than 1 degree, we can capture easily with North American Nebula. You can see complicated lanes of dark nebulae in southern part.




Around Sh2-112, 115

Snake Nebula(B72)


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