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The cave nebula and its surroundings (SH2-155)

Technical card

Resolution: 3218x4413

Dates:Sept. 21, 2018Oct. 16, 2018Oct. 17, 2018

Frames:
Baader 7nm Ha: 124x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader B: 19x210" -20C bin 1x1
Baader G: 32x120" -20C bin 1x1
Baader R: 32x120" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.4 hours

Darks: ~32

Flats: ~16

Flat darks: ~16

Avg. Moon age: 8.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean FWHM: 3.00

Temperature: 10.00

Astrometry.net job: 2393353

RA center: 344.116 degrees

DEC center: 62.513 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.411 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 123.215 degrees

Field radius: 1.070 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

Hi everyone,

finally I managed to get around to capturing the cave nebula. I don't really know why but I think this is an astonishingly looking object in our neighborhood. I deliberately choose a portrait framing here because it gives it a much more dramatic appearance.
I held back releasing this image because I wanted to put it up for a photo contest at the company where I work and premier it there. Now that the contest is over I want to share it with all of you of course - I really enjoy the result I got here. I even exchanged my phones background from my M31 to this :)

I hope you enjoy this, take care and clear skies.

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roofkid
Sven Hoffmann
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