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Observation by Terry Evans: Sh2-308

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Terry Evans

Observer

Terry Evans

Observed

2017 Dec 10 - 14:00

Uploaded

2017 Dec 11 - 14:10

Objects

Sharpless 2
Sharpless 308

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Constellation

Canis Major

Field centre

RA: 06h54m
Dec: -23°54'
Position angle: -8°15'

Field size

1°03' × 1°03'

Equipment
  • Moravian G4-16000
  • Orion Optics AG12
  • Paramount ME
Exposure

12*300s Ha&OIII Ha-OIII-OIII

Location

Coonabarabran, Australia

Target name

Sharpless 2 - 308

Title

Sh2-308

About this image

Sh2-308 is in Canis Major, not very far from M41. This bubble surrounds Wolf-Rayet star EZ CMa which has thrown off its outer layers of hydrogen, exposing its hot, bright core.

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