CED 214

CED 214
All Images Copyright Steve Cannistra

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Magnitude:  ?
FOV: 1.1 x 1.6 degrees
Distance: 2,750 light years
RA: 00h 03m 23s
Dec: 67 degrees 34' 35"

Cederblad 214 is a large emission nebula in the constellation Cepheus.  It is part of a complex that also includes a fainter, arch-like nebulous expanse known as NGC7822.  More information about this interesting region may be found on Rob Gendler's webpage.  Please check out the larger images in the links above.

Photographic Details:
Date posted:  August 29, 2007.
Scope:  Takahashi FSQ106 at f5 on the Takahashi NJP Mount.
Autoguider:  SBIG ST-402 with e-finder.
Camera:  Apogee Alta U32 camera -20C.

Astronomik 6nm Ha filter.
Exposures:  10 x 10'. Total exposure 100 minutes.
Conditions:  Temperature 70 degrees F average, good transparency, average seeing.
Post-processing:  Calibrated, aligned, and Sigma Clip combined in Maxim, followed by DDP in ImagesPlus (IP).  Further processing in Photoshop CS (16 bit format).

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