Sh2-205 in Ha

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Description:    The bright arc of nebulosity at the bottom of this image is catalogued as Sh2-205. The brighter spot at the upper left is known as NGC 1491. As you can see, they are both part of a large area of nebulosity that fills this frame and extends beyond it.
    A close up view of NGC 1491 is available on this website.
Constellation: Perseus/Camelopardalis border
Apparent Size: 80' x 20'
Date: 19 & 24 december 2005
Equipment: FSQ @ f/5, STL 11000XM, MI-250
Exposure: 10.5 hours 6nm Ha (Astrodon)