NGC 7635 - The Bubble Nebula

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Image Data: Object Information:
  • Exposure:  RGB
    • All exposures binned 1x1
    • R 10x600s, G 10x447s, B 10x720s
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SV152 @ f/7.9
  • Mount:  MI-250 GoTo
  • Camera:  SBIG ST-10XME CCD, SBIG CFW-8
    • SBIG Standard RGB filters
  • Location:  My backyard in Santa Barbara, CA
  • Date/Time: 
    • RB: October 10-11, 2005, 23:10-02:56 PDT
    • BG: October 13-14, 2005, 22:48-00:58 PDT
  • Processing:  Taken  in MaxIm v4 using CCDCommander.  Reduced in CCDSoft.  Aligned with RegiStar.  Combined sub-exposures with Ray Gralak's Sigma Clip.  DDP in MaxIm.  Color combine, levels, unsharp mask, selective blur in Photoshop.
  • Name:  The Bubble Nebula, NGC7635, Sh2-162
  • Type:  Emission Nebula
  • Constellation:  Cassiopeia
  • Distance:  7100 light years
  • Physical Diameter:  ~6 light years for the bubble itself

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