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Observation by Manolo Rodriguez: Sh2-157 in Cassiopeia bicolor

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Manolo Rodriguez

Observer

Manolo Rodriguez

Observed

2021 Sep 09 - 02:27

Uploaded

2021 Oct 12 - 11:02

Objects

The Lobster Claw Nebula (Sharpless 157)
NGC7510

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 23h15m
Dec: +60°05'
Position angle: +84°03'

Field size

1°56' × 1°24'

Equipment
  • Primalucelab Apo 65FQ - AZ-EQ6 GT - ZWO ASI 294MC-Pro, Optolong L-Extreme filter
Exposure

82 x 300s - integration: 6h 50min

Location

El Pedroso, Seville, Spain

Title

Sh2-157 in Cassiopeia bicolor

About this image

Sh2-157 is located in the Arm of Perseus, one of the main spiral arms of the Milky Way

The nebula is located in the westernmost part of the constellation, on the border with Cepheus; the region in which it is found can be identified in the middle of the line joining the stars Caph (β Cassiopeiae) and ζ Cephei

The background is very rich in star fields, in which the open cluster NGC 7510 stands out.

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