Soul Nebula in Cassiopeia - 42 hour Mosaic in SHO
The Soul Nebula is an emission nebula in Cassiopeia. It is located some 7,500 light years from Earth. There are a number of small open clusters embedded in the nebula, including IC 1848, CR 34, CR 632 and CR 634. The Soul Nebula is also catalogued as Sharpless 2-199, LBN 667 and Westerhout 5 (named after the Dutch radio-astronomer, Gart Westerhout; 1927-2012).
Data were captured between 19 November 2017 and 11 January 2018 from a remote imaging rig in Spain, which is owned and operated by Barry Wilson and me.
SII: 42 x 1200s
Ha: 42 x 1200s
OIII: 42 x 1200s
A total of 42 hours.
Data capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Image processing: Steve Milne
Soul NebulaCassiopeiaconstellationSHOHubble PaletteWesterhout 5IC 1848IC1848