Sivan 2 a rarely imaged deep sky object first time in color by J K Lovelace.
Sivan 2 in a black frame with white mat in a living room above a yellow fabric accent armchair and metal-and-stone round drink table. On the drink table is a glass vase with purple flowers.
Sivan 2 in a large white frame with white mat held up by a man. The print is large enough such that most of the man is hidden behind the large image.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Sivan 2 a rarely imaged deep sky object first time in color by J K Lovelace.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Sivan 2 in a black frame with white mat in a living room above a yellow fabric accent armchair and metal-and-stone round drink table. On the drink table is a glass vase with purple flowers.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Sivan 2 in a large white frame with white mat held up by a man. The print is large enough such that most of the man is hidden behind the large image.

Sivan 2

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Description

 

"Little is known about the nebula Sivan 2. It is an HII region that lies approximately 4500 light years away. To my knowledge there are only a small number of previous images of this subject. Of those, the earliest is when it was identified in a 1974 Hα sky survey by astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Sivan. The other more targeted images, though groundbreaking in their own ways, are either broadband RGB or RGB + Hα; and as such they can show only a vague reddish haze."

 

A metallic paper print of Siv2, photographed by J K Lovelace. Sivan 2 is indeed a very faint target. This image integrates 12 hours each of Hα, SII, and OIII data. I also captured a few hours or broadband RGB to produce properly calibrated stars.

 

Each print is Made-To-Order.

 

 

 

 

Backdrop Photos courtesy of freemockupzone and graphicgoogle.

Materials

 

MOAB Slickrock Metallic Pearl 260 gsm paper, acid free. From the maker's website: “Slickrock Metallic Pearl 260 transforms an image into life like, almost 3D quality.”

Technical Info

 

Total Integration Time: 38.40 hours

  • Takahashi FSQ106 EDX4 OTA
  • Stellarvue F50 guider
  • Software Bisque Paramount MyT mount
  • FLI ML-16070M camera
  • ZWO ASI 174mm mini guide camera
  • Takahashi 645 QE .72x f/2.6 reducer
  • Optec Gemini Focusing Rotator
  • Astrodon filters

 

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Sivan 2