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The Details
Object
Cederblad 214 in Cassiopeia
Optics
Astro-Physics 160 EDF refractor at f/7.7
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Baader 6nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
Date
23 August 2007
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 5 x 1800 sec, 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Registar, Photoshop CS2
Orientation
Field of View: 01°30'09" x 58'11" centered on RA 00h04m13.8s
DEC+67°12'57" (2000.0) . North angle 359.04 °; east 90° CCW from north.
Notes

Cederblad 214 is part of a larger emission nebula designated Sharpless 2-171 in the constellation Cassiopeia and contains some of the more striking features of that object. Embedded within Cederblad 214 is a tiny open cluster named Berkeley 59, which can be seen in the upper region of the above image.

 

 

 

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