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Sh2-150 & Vdb154

Classification: Diffuse Nebula, Reflection Nebula, Sh2-150, Vdb154, RNO142
Constellation: Cepheus (CEP)
Object Location: Ra 22h 32m 14s Dec +65° 12’34” (current)(centered)
Size & Distance: Apx, 170 Apx 2900 light years.

Date & Location: 09-3/4-2021 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB 90,90,90,90, 9x600 Ea (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO110FL w/ TEC FF @ f/5.74, 631mm using the Optec FocusLynx.
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTOCP4 / ATS 8x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-MLx694 @-25c / FLI CFW1-8 / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6, CCDStack Photoshop CC, Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, Light wind, Temp 75-80’
Image Field of view is 50 x 64 arcmin. Image Scale 1.48 arcsec/pix

Sh2-150 is the red nebula and appears to be part of the Cepheus bubble, the expanding ring of gas and dust surrounding the star cluster NGC7160 and Ceo OB2association. Vdb 154 is the blue reflection nebula and the fan shaped reflection nebula lower center is RNO142.