3C 400.2 (SNR G053.6–02.2) in Sagitta

3C 400.2- Astrophotography Martin Rusterholz

3C 400.2 is a medi­um sized super­nova rem­nant with a size of 16 arcminutes in the con­stel­la­tion of Sagitta, which optic­al parts have been found on Mount Palo­mar red plated by Sid­ney van den Bergh in a sys­tem­at­ic search pub­lished in 1978. The dis­tance is estim­ated between 12’000 and 20’000 lightyears.

Deep Ha expos­ure was required to reveal the struc­ture of this neb­ula. North is up in this image.

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RCOS 14.5″ f/​8
ASA DDM85
Apo­gee U16M
Astro­don Gen2
HaR­GB 1720:160:120:140 min.
ROSA Remote Obser­vat­or­ies South­ern Alps
© Mar­tin Ruster­holz, Astrophotographer

Find­er Chart 3C 400.2 (SNR G053.6–02.2)

3C 400.2 Sky Chart - Astrophotography Martin Rusterholz

Image cre­ated by Skychart