Sh2-159  -  wide field

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Object identification (4.8MB)

Image with 12" Newtonian (f=1120mm)

Object data of Sh2-159

Object type: Emission nebula
Size: 7'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Cas
Distance: 10,000 Ly
Notes: Sh2-159 is an emission nebula in constellation Cassiopeia. The nebula is located in the westernmost part of the constellation, on the border with Cepheus, just east of the nebula NGC 7635 and about 1 southwest of the open cluster M52.

Exposure data

Date: 2019-11-30 + 2019-12-03
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: Vixen FL55SS with flattener and reducer (f=237mm)
Camera: Canon EOS6D (ISO400)
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure time: 33x6min
Exposure time total: 3h18min