SH2-82 Little Cocoon Nebula

Sh2-82 nebula is very often referred to as the little cocoon or little trifid due to the similar combination of HII region and reflection nebula, also called LBN 129 and DG 159. There are more fainter reflection nebulas in the fame as well as dark nebulas.

Photo Details

  Telescope: FSQ106EDX (530 mm) Takahashi

  Camera: Sbig ST-8300XM, Filter wheel, Baader 36mm HaLRGB filters

  Mount: NJP Takahashi

  Guiding: Off-axist Orion SS Guider

  Exposure: L 24x600sec, RGB 6x600sec

  When: August 2013

  Other information: good seeing, good transparency, very hot nights: > 20'C


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