Sh2-82  -  Little Trifid / Little Cocoon

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Object data

Object type: emission + reflection nebula
Size: 9'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Sge
Distance: -
Notes: synonym 'Little Trifid' is suggested by the author.

An image with higher resolution can be found here.

Exposure data

Date: 2006-07-25+27
Location: Schlierbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1  /   RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 27x12m / R 9x12m / G 9x6m / B 9x6m
Exposure time total:  9h 00m