Sharpless 2-301

Sharpless 2-301.

Sharpless 2-301 is a bright, large and irregular shaped emission nebula in Canis Major.

Prominent dark dust lanes are across the face of this pretty nebula. A fainter extension of the nebulosity spills off to the left.

F.O.V.   44 x 44 min of arc.

Telescope.   10 Inch F 4.0 Newtonian.

Camera.   S Big ST4000 XCM OSC CCD.

Exposure and Date.   15 x 600 sec.   Feb 2019.

Location.  (Wiruna)   Ilford  N.S.W.