06 August 2019

Cave Nebula


By   Ginge Anvik
www.astrobin.com/users/Ginge/ )

In the constellation of Cepheus and centered in this image is the Cave Nebula, situated in the large diffuse emission nebula number 155 in the Sharpless catalog, Sh2-155. In addition to emission nebulae one can see several dark nebulae, reflecting nebulae, bok globules, supernova remnants and a Herbig-Haro object called HH168.

Optics: Epsilon 180ed 8" f/2.8
Camera: QSI 583wsg
Guider: Lodestar via OAG
Mount: EM-200 Temma 2m
Exposure: L=50x300s, R=18x300s, G=16x300s, B=14x300s, Ha=85x600s +Darks, Flats
Total integration time: 22hrs 20mins
Filter: Astrodon LRGB Gen II and Astrodon 5nm Ha
Captured with The Sky X,
Processed in Pixinsight
Shot from Bjarkebu Observatory near Ytre Enebakk/Norway over several days in February and March 2018.

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