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The Details
Object
Sharpless 2-140 and 2-145 in Cepheus
Optics
Astro-Physics 105 mm f/6 Traveler
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen-alpha filter
Date
07/08 September 2013
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory - Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
Ha 12 x 1800 sec 1x1 bin
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, CCD Stack 2, Photoshop CS5
Orientation
Field of View: 03°08' x 02°06' centered on RA 22h26m59s
DEC +63°53'43" (2000). North angle359.1°; east 90° CCW from north
Notes
This image shows the extremely faint emission nebula Sharpless
2-145 (center of frame) and its brighter neighbor, Sharpless 2-140 (lower right). The dark molecular cloud separating the two is cataloged as Lynd's Dark Nebula (LDN) 1204.

 

 

 

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