Praying Ghosts in Cepheus
The Ghost Nebula (Sharpless 2-136, VdB 141) is a reflection nebula around 1,500 light years away in the constellation of Cepheus.
The Ghost Nebula was imaged in Autumn 2019 using a dual TEC 140 rig located in the Haut Alpes, The imaging team is Tom O'Donohue, Olly Penrice, Steve Milne & Elisabeth Milne.
Capture details are as follows:
Telescope: TEC140 x 2
Camera: Atik 460 & Moravian G2-8300
Filters: Baader, Astrodon and Chroma
Mount: Mesu 200
Lum 45 x 900s
Red: 17 x 600s
Green: 16 x 600s
Blue: 17 x 600s
A total of 19 hours and 35 minutes exposure.
This picture was chosen as 'Image Of The Day' for 2 December 2019 on Astrobin: https://www.astrobin.com/mxkxch/?nc=user
Ghost Nebulareflection nebulaSharpless 136Sharpless 2 136Sh 136VdB 141Van den Bergh 141constellationCassiopeia