Sh2-274 Medusa Nebula

Sh2-274 Medusa Nebula

Sh2-274 Medusa Nebula is aproximetaly 1500 light years from earth in the constellation Gemini. It is a rather faint object at +15.99 mag to + 25 magnitude.  This is a large old planetary nebula, and is about 4 light years across.


Sh2-274 Medusa Nebula BiColor Ha OIII


Sh2-274 20min Ha Subframe

Sh2-274 20min Ha Subframes x 25 = 500 min combined image



Sh2-274 20min OIII Subframe

Sh2-274 20min OIII Subframes x 11 = 220 min combined image



Sh2-274 20min SII Subframe

 Sh2-274 20min SII Subframes x 15 = 300 min combined image



Scope              TMB130mm

Camera           Apogee U8300

Mount               Atlas EQG

Filters               Astrodon  Ha5nm  OIII3nm  SII3nm

Exposures       Ha 8.3hrs    OIII 3.6hrs   SII 5hrs   20min subs   Total 17hrs

Location           Connellsville Pa.  Home Observatory     2012




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