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SH2-155 - The Cave Nebula in Cepheus

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Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ-106N FSQ

Imaging camera: QSI 683 wsg-8 QSI

Mount: apt1200gto AP1200

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi FSQ-106N FSQ

Software: CCD Autopilot 5

Resolution: 3028x2133

Dates: Sept. 23, 2017

Frames: 42x600"

Integration: 7.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22%

Astrometry.net job: 1871828

RA center: 344.126 degrees

DEC center: 62.532 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.820 degrees

Field radius: 1.081 degrees

Locations: ImagingInfinity Observatory, Bethune, SC, United States

Description

The Cave Nebula is one of the objects in the Sharpless catalogs and is a diffuse nebula lying at a distance of 2400 light years in the constellation of Cepheus.

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