Urban Abell-71

Here is an urban effort to image Abell-71 in Cygnus. The picture was captured from my urban driveway in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Abell 71 (Pk 85+04.1) is a faint nebula in the constellation Cygnus with a magnitude 18.9 central star. Originally classified as a planetary nebula by G. Abell in 1955, studies  by Pismis, Hasse & Quintero in 1991 suggest that it may be a region of H-alpha emission based on narrow band images that show strong H II regions but almost none of the O III emissions characteristic of a planetary nebula. The faint nebulosity surrounding Abell 71 is part of a much larger neighboring nebula complex SH2-115.

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Object Abell 71 - RA 20:32:24 Dec 47:20:56
Date 29 October, 2021
Exposure 4 hours (16 X 15 minutess)
Conditions Bright bortle 6 to 7 urban skies
Gain 100
Camera Zwo ASI2600MC-Pro
Optics Prime focus of a  SkyWatcher Esprit 120 f/7 APO refractor with a focal length of 840 mm
Filter Optolong L-eNhance
Location Bedford, Nova Scotia
Processing This image was captured using Sequence Generator Pro. Split star processed similar to this.