Cave Nebula – APOD of November 6, 2014 by AAAP Member Bill Snyder
The Cave Nebula Sh2-155 or Caldwell 9, is in the constellation Cepheus. It is approximately 2400 light years away, and 35 light years across. It is a dim, and diffuse bright nebula, within a larger nebula complex containing reflection, emission, and dark nebulosity. This rendering is a narrowband image containing 15.5 hrs of Ha OIII SII and also Luminance added in the amount of 6.5 hrs. Total exposure time 22hrs . http://billsnyderastrophotography.com/?page_id=1883
Congratulations to AAAP Member Bill Snyder on his glorious astrophotpgraph of the Cave Nebula, the NASA APOD of November 6, 2014!
This Bill’s 8th APOD.
NASA APOD November 6, 2014 Cave Nebula http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141106.html
Link to Cave Nebula on Bill’s Website: Cave Nebula by Bill Snyder APOD November 6, 2014
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