Sh2-82  -  Little Trifid / Little Cocoon

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Object data of Sh2-82

Object type: emission + reflection nebula
Size: 9'
Constellation: Sge

Sh2-82 shows similarities to the Trifid Nebula and the Cocoon Nebula.

A widefield image of this region can be found here.

Exposure data

Date: 2008-08-09 + 24 + 26 +27
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: 12" Newtonian telescope (f=1139mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 2x2
Exposure time: L 30x12m / R 10x12m / G 12x6m / B 18x6m
Exposure time total: 11h 00m
Notes: bad transparency