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SH2-199 (Deep Inside the Soul), 


            Randal Healey
SH2-199 (Deep Inside the Soul)

SH2-199 (Deep Inside the Soul)

Technical card

Resolution: 1458x1340

Dates:July 8, 2018

Frames:Astrodon Ha 5nm, OIII 3nm, SII 3nm: 55x600" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 24.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.59% job: 2531867

RA center: 44.610 degrees

DEC center: 60.485 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.224 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 188.493 degrees

Field radius: 0.612 degrees

Locations: Healey "Utahopia" Observatory, Kaysville, Utah, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory


Close Field View Deep inside the Soul Nebula

SH2-199 or the Soul Nebula is an emission nebula located in the constellation Cassiopeia. Several small open clusters are embedded in the nebula:
This complex is the eastern neighbor of IC1805 (Heart Nebula) and the two are often mentioned together as the "Heart and Soul".

The nebula, spans an area of sky equivalent to four full moons and is about 6,500 light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. Like other massive star-forming regions, such as Orion and Carina, it contains large cavities that were carved out by radiation and winds from the region's most massive stars. According to the theory of triggered star formation, the carving out of these cavities pushes gas together, causing it to ignite into successive generations of new stars.



Randal Healey
License: None (All rights reserved)

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SH2-199 (Deep Inside the Soul), 


            Randal Healey