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Object The Bubble Nebula

NGC 7635, also known as the Bubble Nebula, is an emission nebula in Cassiopeia, located 12,000 light years from the Sun. This is a large and extremely faint nebulae, a serious challenge for visual observers. It requires an extremely dark sky, averted vision, and a narrow-band nebula filter.

Scope C8 & meade 6.3 fr
Camera ST2000XCM
Mount Losmandy G11
Filters Baader IR
Guiding Self Guided
Exposure Info 6.5 hours total exposure (26 x 15min)
Date December 19, 2007
Copyright Photo copyright Thomas Kerns, Beluga Lake Observatory