SH2-261

SH2-261v7

This is an emission nebula in the constellation of Orion, often overlooked by astrophotographers. It's called Lower's Nebula. This is 9.5 hours of exposure, probably about half what I will want for this object. This image was taken on the nights of February 6,7, 9, and 10, 2013 under only fair skies and less than optimal seeing. The sessions were under the control of CCDAutopilot.

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