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Contains:  PK110+01.1, Sh2-155, VdB155

Image of the day 10/10/2016

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     Cave Nebula (Sh2-155), 


            Alberto Pisabarro
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    Dates:Sept. 27, 2016Oct. 3, 2016Oct. 5, 2016

    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 15x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 35x600" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 17x600" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 13.8 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 10.85 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 11.60%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 1269365

    RA center: 22h 57' 34"

    DEC center: +62° 32' 41"

    Pixel scale: 2.098 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -0.092 degrees

    Field radius: 1.192 degrees

    Resolution: 3272x2456

    Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


    Cave Nebula (Sh2-155) is a bright nebula classification E in a long nebulous complex, containing emission, reflection and dark nebulosity.

    It is located about 2,400 light years along the plane of our galaxy, the Milky Way, in the actual northern constellation Cepheus.

    This cosmic cave is more than 10 light years in diameter, a size suitable for a stellar nursery.



    Alberto Pisabarro
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     Cave Nebula (Sh2-155), 


            Alberto Pisabarro

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