The Propeller Nebula

Image information:

Date: 08/06/2018
Equipment: QSI583wsg with internal filter wheel using 5nm Astrodon Ha filter and Astrodon E series Gen II RGB filter set through APM 107/700 APO telescope on Losmandy GM8 mount. The telescope was working at f5.135 using TS 2" 0.79x corrector / reducer.
Image type: HaRGB
Exposure time: 10X12min Ha binned 1X1, RG&B 10X8min each binned 1X1

Object information:

Object designations:

Simeis 57, DWB111 + DWB119
Object type:
Diffuse emission nebula
Object size:
23' x 10'
Constellation: Cygnus
The Propeller Nebula is the brightest part of a much larger emission nebula. Some obscuring strands of dark nebulae are also visible in the area. Not much is known about the Propeller. Distance, size and ionization source of the nebula are presently unknown.

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