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The Ghost Nebula, in Cepheus, VdB 141, SH2-136, IC 63, 





    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Ghost Nebula, in Cepheus, VdB 141, SH2-136, IC 63

The Ghost Nebula, in Cepheus, VdB 141, SH2-136, IC 63

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x2500

Dates:June 3, 2019June 9, 2019

Frames:
Optolong B: 15x240" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong G: 15x240" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong L: 120x120" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong R: 15x240" (gain: 111.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.0 hours

Darks: ~18

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 3.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.79%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.93

Mean FWHM: 3.83

Temperature: 12.00

Astrometry.net job: 2737368

RA center: 319.053 degrees

DEC center: 68.227 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.099 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.797 degrees

Field radius: 0.489 degrees

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Ghost Nebula (Sh2-136, VdB 141 or IC 63) is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Cepheus.

It lies near the cluster NGC 7023, the Iris nebula. The Ghost nebula is referred to as a globule (cataloged CB230) and over 2 light-years across. There are several stars embedded, whose emissions make the nebula glow.

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The Ghost Nebula, in Cepheus, VdB 141, SH2-136, IC 63, 





    
        

            Steven Bellavia