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Craig & Tammy Temple

Location of Photo:

Hendersonville, TN, USA

Date/Time of photo:

August 2 & 9, 2011


Telescope: Stellarvue Raptor SVR105 @ f/7 Accessories: Stellarvue SFF7-21 flattener; Dew control by Dew Buster; Alnitak Flat-Man Mount: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2 Camera: QSI583wsg CCD @ -10.0C Guiding: Starlight Xpress Lodestar via PHD Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha, OIII Exposure: 15 x 20min. (Ha); 16 x 20min. (OIII) Acquisition: ImagesPlus 4.0c Camera Control Processing: Calibration, DDP in Images Plus v4.0; Registration in Registar Post-processing: Adobe Photoshop CS5; Noel Carboni’s Actions; Noise Ninja


Cederblad 214 is a large emission nebula in the constellation Cepheus. It is also referred to as Sharpless 171 (Sh2-171) and is part of a much larger region known as NGC 7822. The small, bright star cluster located just below and right of center is Berkeley 59 (Be59).




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