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Emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus.

Sharpless 119 is a large emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus. There are not too many pictures of it, because there are eye-catchers like the North American and Pelican Nebulae nearby.

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Object: Sh2-119
Date of exposures: 05.09.2019, 09.09.2019, 10.09.2019
Distance: 2.200 Lightyears
Exposures: Ha 5nm: 17 x 300", OIII 3nm: 17 x 300", RGB: 122 x 180", Sum: 8,9 hrs.
Telescope: 10'', F4 Newton
Focal length: 1000 mm
Filter: Astrodon RGB E-Series, Ha, OIII
Camera: ASI 1600 MMC Pro
Guiding: Off Axis Guider, Lodestar
Mount: EQ8

Sh2-199 is located only three degrees east of the NGC 7000, with thin filaments and dark nebula nodes visible in the center of the image, which contrast strongly with the glow of the nebula and the rich star field in the background. The distance to Sh2-119 is estimated at 2,200 light years.