Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  Bubble nebula  ·  NGC 7635
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Bubble Nebula - 9/23/2011

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV105

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mounts: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Software: Astroart  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astronomik B Type IIc  ·  Astronomik G Type IIc  ·  Astronomik R Type IIc  ·  Ha


Dates:Sept. 23, 2011

Frames:
Astronomik B Type IIc: 12x300" -15C bin 2x2
Astronomik G Type IIc: 12x300" -15C bin 2x2
Ha: 20x600" -15C bin 1x1
R: 12x300" -15C bin 2x2

Integration: 6.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 115222

RA center: 23h 20' 44"

DEC center: +61° 9' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.592 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.885 degrees

Field radius: 0.501 degrees


Resolution: 1920x1200

Description

The Bubble Nebula, so named for its unique shape, was created by massive solar winds from a nearby star (20 times more massive than our own Sun). This wind, travelling at 4 million mph, has carved a bubble shape into the gas that spans more than 7 light years across (4.11494987 × 10^13 miles).

The Bubble Nebula is located int he constellation Cassiopeia some 11,300 light years distant.

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