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Photographer:

massimo.difusco

Location of Photo:

Ferrara (Italy)

Date/Time of photo:

18/05/2024 00:00

Equipment:

Konus 200/1000 @950mm (f/4.8), Player One Poseidon-C camera @-5 °C, Sky-Watcher Eq6r Pro mount, Optolong L-QEF filter

Description:

The Ghost Nebula (designated Sh2-136 or vdB 141) is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Cepheus. It lies near the cluster NGC 7023, associated with the famouc Iris Nebula. The Ghost Nebula is referred to as a globule (catalogued CB 230) 1470 light-years away and over 2 light-years across. There are several stars embedded, whose reflected light make the nebula appear a yellowish-brown colour.

Website:

https://www.astrobin.com/users/massimo.difusco/