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The Dolphin Head (Sharpless 2-308)

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#1 Raul Leon

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Posted 28 February 2020 - 09:14 PM

The Dolphin Head or Sharpless 2-308 is a Wolf Rayet remnant in Canis Major ; size: 35' ; the brightest part is the left side arc, but I managed to see almost all of the bubble. Mel Bartels has seen the entire bubble and surrounding ifn areas, I don't have his skies but I am happy to see most of the bubble! I used a 31mm Nagler with a Lumicon OIII filter at 51x with my 14.5 Starstructure Dob f/4.3 This is a very interesting object! In photos it really looks like it's moniker, but not so much visually. 

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 28 February 2020 - 10:44 PM

Raul,

 

Very fine sketching. I guess I didn't expect to see this much detail looks great.

 

Frank :)



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 11:52 AM

Raul,

 

Very nice sketch of The Dolphin Head (Sharpless 2-308) smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif ,

 

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Posted 29 February 2020 - 01:55 PM

Raul, you're going after hard stuff. :lol:

 

I had to look that object up, looks like you nailed it pretty well. Nice observation, congratulations. 




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