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Observation by Callum Scott Wingrove: Sharpless 157 (The Lobster Claw Nebula)

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Callum Scott Wingrove

Observer

Callum Scott Wingrove

Observed

2020 Aug 05 - 23:00

Uploaded

2020 Aug 18 - 09:41

Objects

Sharpless 157

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 23h15m
Dec: +60°08'
Position angle: -114°14'

Field size

1°17' × 1°37'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Evostar 80ED
  • Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
  • ASI1600MM Pro
  • ZWO narrowband filters
  • ASIAIR
Exposure

30 x 240s each Ha, OIII, SII

Location

Stanmore, Greater London (Bortle 8)

Target name

SH2-157 The Lobster Claw Nebula

Title

Sharpless 157 (The Lobster Claw Nebula)

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Mike Harlow
Mike Harlow, 2020 Aug 18 - 11:25 UTC

Hi Callum,

Another great image but can you give us a field of view and location???...I'm not familiar with this nebula.

Thanks,

Mike.

Callum Scott Wingrove
Callum Scott Wingrove, 2020 Aug 18 - 11:52 UTC

Hi Mike - Thanks.  This is adjacent to the more well known Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635) in Cassiopea.  The coordinates are - RA: 23h 16m 04s Dec: +60° 02′ 06″.  The field of view here is 1.99° x 1.5°.

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