IC 1470 (Sh2-156) area* Bright Nebula in Cepheus

Located at: RA 23 hours 05 minutes 12 seconds, Dec +60 degrees 14 minutes 21 seconds

Size: 3.0' Magnitude: -- Class: Emission (Sharpless) 3 3 3

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -10c & -15c & -20c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 630 minutes (63 x 10 minute subs), 10/8/9/10/2010; 2.0-3.4 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.14.3930.18957, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes:* This interesting field has IC 1470 centered, and four little HII regions arrayed around it. See this map (8" version) of the area.

Image of IC 1470 from the CDS: Some alternate designations from the CDS: GN 23.01.7 = BFS 16, GN 23.02.6 = BFS 15, GN 23.03.09 = BFS 17, and GN 23.04.1 = BFS 18.

See the 14.5" version.

From the NGC / IC Project:

NO Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for IC 1470