FULL RES

Name / Constellation

SH2-140

Other: LBN 1204

Cep

Coordinates AR: 22h 19m 18sec - Dec: +63° 18' 49"
Optics Takahashi FSQ 106N APO Fluorite F5 - 60/220 guiding refractor
Camera-Mount SBIG STF8300M - Orion StarShot Guider - 10Micron GM2000 QCI Mount
Filters Baader Halpha - LRGB
Exposure
  • Halpha
  • Luminance
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • 18 x 900 sec - 4 hours 30 min
  • 25 x 900 sec - 6 hours 15 min
  • 9 x 600sec - 90 min
  • 9 x 600 sec - 90 min
  • 9 x 600 sec - 90min
  • UNBINNED
  • UNBINNED
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
  • BINNING 2X2
Location / Date Promiod (Valle D'Aosta-Italy) "TLP" Remote Observatory - 12 / 14 oct 2017
Seeing 2 -3" @ 2.1 arcosec/pixel unbinned
Note  
Acquisition MaxIm DL - CCD Autopilot 5
Processing Adobe Photoshop CS5 -
Comment

Emission nebula in Cepheus, part of a big star forming region. SH2-140 is a H-II region close to the LBN 1204 black nebula. Ionized gas is due to the star HD 211880. Apparent size 24' x 24'. It's 25.7 light-years away.