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Telescope: Astro-Physics 130 GT Designation:Sh2-284 is a giant HII region. Inside of it is an open star cluster, whose light is energizing the hydrogen gas in the nebula. Stellar winds from the star cluster are clearing out the center of the nebula, giving it a distinctive hollow spherical shape.
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1600 GTO Constellation: Monoceros
Camera: SBIG STX 16803 with Astrodon Ver. 2 Filters Remotely Imaged With CCD Commander
Guiding:SBIG ST402 Guider Type: Super Nova Remnant
Exposure Data: Ha 9 hours. Position: R.A. 06 hr 45 min , Dec +00 14
Processed using Maxim data aquisition, PixInsight and PhotoShop image processing Date: January 2017
Data Acquisiton, Reduction and Processing by Jim Janusz Imaging Location: Cave Creek Canyon Observatory