SH2-227

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This is a really faint nebula in the constellation of Auriga. It’s a 5.5 hour exposure with two hours of h-alpha data  taken from Feburary 16-19, 2015 in less than ideal atmospheric conditions. There’s a small star cluster near the bottom left, NGC1857. Click on the image for a closer look.

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