ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


   SH2 -168 - Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia

sh2 -168                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

25 Oct. 2005
150 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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Rather small on the sky yet showing nice detail, the gas in this cloud is emitting light, not reflecting it.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2005

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