SH2-171 - Nebula in Cassiopeia
Sh2-171  - Nebula in Cassiopeia
  • Description: NGC7822 in Cassiopeia, part of a larger patch of nebulosity. Exposure time was meant to be longer but ran out of battery power! The open cluster near the top of the image is Berkeley 59, an open cluster of about 40 stars covering about 10 arc minutes.

  • Camera: SBIG ST-8XE at -15C
  • Filter: Schuler 10nm hydrogen-alpha
  • Scope: Takahashi FSQ-106N
  • Mount: Losmandy G-11 Digital
  • Exposure: 4 x 30 minutes
  • Location: Mt. Kobau, B.C.
  • Date: August 14, 2007
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