VDB141 The Ghost Nebula
The Ghost Nebula (designated Sh2-136, VdB 141) is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Cepheus.
It lies near the cluster NGC 7023. Looking at the adjacent image, the nebula's name is easily understood. The Ghost nebula is referred to as a globule (cataloged CB230) and over 2 light-years across. There are several stars embedded, whose emissions make the nebula shine in brownish colour.
|Bortle Scale / SQM-L||Bortle 4/5 / --|
|Primary Scope||CCA 250/1250|
|Mount||AP 1100 GTO CP4|
|Total Exposure Time||7h|
|Location||Val Imagna (Bergamo) Italy|
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