Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Taurus (Tau)  ·  Contains:  The star 125Tau
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SH2-240, 



    
        

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SH2-240

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SH2-240, 



    
        

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SH2-240

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 31, 2014 ·  Feb. 4, 2014 ·  Feb. 23, 2014 ·  Feb. 24, 2014
Frames:
Baader H-alpha 7nm: 20×1200(6h 40′) (gain: 0.40) -30°C bin 1×1
Baader H-alpha 7nm: 23×1800(11h 30′) (gain: 0.40) -30°C bin 1×1
LRGB: 11×300(55′) (gain: 0.40) -30°C bin 1×1
LRGB: 8×60(8′) (gain: 0.40) -30°C bin 1×1
Integration:
19h 13′
Avg. Moon age:
13.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
24.67%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2396579

RA center: 05h39m03s.8

DEC center: +27°4955

Pixel scale: 5.716 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.453 degrees

Field radius: 3.228 degrees

Resolution: 3272x2415

File size: 4.2 MB

Locations: Brühl, Brühl, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Simeis 147, also known as SH2-240 or Spaghetti Nebula, is a galactic supernova remnant on the border between Taurus and Auriga. It is about 40,000 years old and has an extension of about 140 light-years at a distance of 3000 light-years.

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SH2-240, 



    
        

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