Sh2-9 (Gum 65)


This image is the western half of a vast emission and reflection nebula around the 2nd mag. star Sigma Scorpii, and is just 2 degrees from Antares.

                                 Two frame mosaic.

F. O.V.   40 x 65 minutes of arc.

Telescope.    Orion Optics UK  AG12

Camera.    S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.    (2)  15 x 600 sec.   Sept. 2019.

Location.   (Wiruna) Ilford N.S.W.