Sh2-140
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Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Bright + dark Nebula Cepheus 22h19.1 +63°17'     3 Kly ???

Sharpless 140 (Sh2-140) is an emission nebula in constellation Cepheus, at a distance of about 3,000 light-years.
This very faint nebula has some common points with the Cave nebula: it combines an emission portion at the border of a dark portion.


 

Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Nov 6, 2003 Centurion
18"
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, DDP