Red Lion

Lion As faint as Lion has gained some color. It is only 3×40 minutes of each RGB channels added, and hydrogen light colored with red. No actually the true or real colors, but close to (if you only that human eye is blind for faint red color nebulosity).

Sh2-132 Lion nebula - HaRGB composite
Sh2-132 Lion nebula – HaRGB composite

To right and left bottom corners are guarded by two crimson red beauties – C* 3121 carbon star http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=%40121061&Name=C*%203121&submit=submit is the one to the right. SU Lac Mira Ceti type variable star is the bottom http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=%40100072&Name=V*%20SU%20Lac&submit=submit

Clear skies!

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