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Cederblad 214

 

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         Object Cederblad 214 - Hubble Palette
         Comment Located in the constellation Cepheus is an emission nebula known as Cederblad 214 which forms part of a much larger nebula complex, NGC7822. The nebula harbours an small star cluster named Berkeley 59 which can be seen to the right of center in the presented image. Cederblad 214 is approximately 6,000 light years away.

Emission from sulphur (SII) atoms is shown in orange, hydrogen (Ha) atoms in green, and oxygen (OIII) in blue.

This image a SII:Ha:OIII composite mapped as RGB respectively. Data acquired on John Carver's 16" ASA.
         Optics ASA 16" F/3.6 (1440mm FL)
         Camera Apogee Alta U16M - 1x1 bin (image scale 1.3 arcsec/pix)
         Mount Software Bisque Paramount ME
         Exposure Total exposure time: 8.1 hours (SII:160min,Ha:180min,OIII:150min)
         Date September 2010

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