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About this Image
This chaotic object situated in the constellation Cepheus in a distance of 3000 light years is an extended area filled with gas and dust that is energized by a young open cluster of stars (above top of image).
16" cassegrain in secondary focus at F/10
|Camera||SBIG STX-16803 at -30C, FW-8 filter wheel|
|Filters||65x65mm Baader RGB + H-alpha (7 nm)|
|Date||Oct 07, 2010.|
|Sky Conditions||mag 5 sky, 1.6-2" seeing, temperature 10 C,|
Ha:R:G:B = 240:80:80:80 min (20-minute sub-exposures for RGB, 30 min for H-alpha),
all 1x1 bin.
Maxim DL 5