SH2-124 Widefield – (Rouz Astro Reducer-OAG Kit)

SH2-124 Widefield – (Rouz Astro Reducer-OAG Kit)

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Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses : Planewave CDK14 (Rouz Astro Reducer-OAG Kit)
Imaging Cameras : QHYCCD QHY600PH M
Mounts : Astro-Physics 1100GTO
Filters : Chroma H-alpha 3nm Bandpass · Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass · Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass
Accessories : Optec Gemini Rotating Focuser · Planewave Reducer 0.66x CDK12.5-14-17
Software : Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Acquisition details

Dates : Sept. 12, 2022
Frames : Chroma H-alpha 3nm Bandpass: 64×600″(10h 40′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass: 38×600″(6h 20′)
Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass: 41×600″(6h 50′)
Integration : 23h 50′
Avg. Moon age : 16.99 days
Avg. Moon phase : 94.52%


Sh2-124 and Surrounding Nebulae in Cygnus

The surrounding nebulae are very dim. The faster f/4.7 optical system and low noise camera were able to capture a substantial amount of the background gas and dust with a total integration time of 24 hours.
Color palette is the Hubble SHO that has been slightly modified.

An alternative rendition – high resolution version here:

Also see the starless- version A of this image that highlights the wonderful surrounding region.

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