Sharpless 119 an emission nebular in Cygnus

Paul C Swift
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This is a two panel mosaic of SH2-119 in the constellation Cygnus Imaging camera: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Imaging telescope: Vixen VSD @ F3 Chroma filters: Ha 3nm x20x1800 OIII 3nm x 22x1800. SII 24x1800
Sh2-119 the defuse emission nebular in Cygnus only a few degrees away from the North America Nebula. The object consists mostly of hydrogen, with some sulfur-II and faint amounts of oxygen-III.
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Paul Swift

About Paul C Swift

Having had a background in the arts and worked professionally as a cinematographer and lighting cameraman, astrophotography made for a natural change in focus. I had always wanted to turn my camera to the skies. A move away from London to Valencia, Spain presented me with the perfect opportunity to do just that. The art work you see on this site was produced using basic equipment from a modest home observatory.
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