Sh2-82 (LBN 129, DG 159) Bright Nebula in Sagitta

Located at: RA 19 hours 30 minutes 23 seconds, Dec +18 degrees 17 minutes 02 seconds

Size: 9.0' Magnitude: -- Class: Emission + Reflection, HII region; 3 1 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, 790 minutes (79 x 10 minute subs), 07/20/21/22/23/25/2017; seeing 2.2-4.5 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)


Moved to the east to avoid the waxing moon ... this 'fairly' faint region is aka 'Little Trifid Nebula' and 'Cocoon Nebula'. See this NOAO page of color images. My red filter cuts down on the bluish nebulosity in this field.

See the CDS image/data.