Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Sh2-150  ·  VdB154
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SH2-150 & VdB154, 


            Thomas LELU
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SH2-150 & VdB154

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-4000

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Guiding cameras: Moravian G1-0300

Software: The SkyX Pro  ·  MaxPilote  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7  ·  Photoshop CS6 Extended

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon Luminance  ·  Astrodon Green

Dates:Sept. 18, 2018

Astrodon Blue: 21x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 21x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 121x300" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 21x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.38%

Astrometry.net job: 2260024

RA center: 22h 33' 38"

DEC center: +65° 24' 31"

Pixel scale: 2.901 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -173.680 degrees

Field radius: 0.666 degrees

Resolution: 2008x2034

Locations: Jardin, TOUL, Lorraine, France

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Sh2-150 (the elongated red object) lies about 2900 light years away in the constellation Cepheus. Regarding vdB-154 (the blue object at right) there was very little information available about either object.
There is also a fan-shaped reflection nebula RNO142 and PGC97271.


Sky plot

Sky plot


SH2-150 & VdB154, 


            Thomas LELU