We are proud to present you a demanding target tonight. This is the Simeis 147 (SH2-240) nebula in the Taurus constellation, a large and faint celestial object mainly considered by advanced space photographers. This image is exclusively published in this blog under the permission of its authors.
Hα: 8x1200 sec
OIII: 4x1200 sec
SII: 5x1200 sec
CCD astrocamera: ICX814-based CCD bei -15°C.
Filter: Baader narrowband filters.
Lens: Sigma 105 mm f2,8 at f/4.
Guiding: Takahashi FSQ 85 with Starlight Loadstar camera.
Mount: Losmandy G11.
Image acquisition: Holger Weber, www.astroholgi.de
Photo processing: Markus Noller, www.deep-sky-images.de