Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula) and Sh2-242

Simeis 147 (Spaghetti Nebula, or Sharpless 2-240) is a large supernova remnant in the constellations of Taurus and Auriga. It's a result of supernova explosion about 40 000 years ago. This nebula covers about 3° and is approximately 3000 light years away which means that the real size is about 140 light years. You can see also all my images of Simeis 147.

 

 

Technical Details:

Optics: Canon 300mm lenses at F/2.8
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Baader 8nm narrowband filters, Astronomik RGB filter set
Dates/Times: December 2010, January 2011
Location: Home Observatory Varna
Exposure Details: SII = 960 min., Ha = 960 min., OIII = 960 min.
Subexposures: S,H,O = 30 minutes, R,G,B = 10 min
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS
     
 

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