Sh2-127 (LBN 436) Bright Nebula in Cygnus

Located at: RA 21 hours 48 minutes 42 seconds, Dec +54 degrees 37 minutes 14 seconds

Size: 1.0' (2.0') Magnitude: -- Class: Emission, HII region; 3 2 2

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 1020 minutes (102 x 10 minute subs), 08/6/7/8/9/10/2017; seeing 2.0-4.1 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing: CCDStack 2.94.6355.18107, Photoshop CS5.1

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)


Imaged after Sh2-82 and PK 59-1.1, this field was imaged with the moon passing through full. This is a fairly faint 'bright' nebula, and would have been better imaged in a dark sky, or with a narrowband filter.

See the CDS image/data.