Object Information

Name: Sh2-171 & Berkeley 59
Type: Emission Nebula & Open Cluster
Constellation: Cepheus
   

Exposure data

Exposure: 32 x 15 minutes = 8 hours
Processing: MaxIm DL & Adobe Photoshop CS3
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f6.3 Starfire EDF GT @ f5.2
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 via a Mini-Borg 60 refractor
Camera: SBIG ST-8300M w/FW5-8300 filter wheel
Camera Temp: -15C
Filters: Astrodon 5nm hydrogen-alpha
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station - Harwich, Massachusetts
Date: August 27 & 28, 2010
Notes: Clear, good transparency and seeing, no wind, some dew. Air temp ~60F.

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