Deneb is the bright star at upper
left. Sh2-116 is the bright red nebulosity amidst the larger, fainter nebulosity of
Sh2-115 on the right side of the image.
102-ED/TS Optics field flattener/STL-11000M/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
Exposures: RRGB: R 13 x 20 minutes: G 12 x 5 minutes: B 12 x 5 minutes:
RGB binned 2x2
Date: September 3, 2011
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were dithered using CCDAutopilot2
and then sigma combined. The RGB image
was created in Registar 1.0. Gaussian Blur was applied to the RGB image and the dim
portions of the luminance image.