Sh2-155 (LBN 529) area aka the "Cave" Bright Nebula complex* in Cepheus

Center of field at approximately: RA 22 hours 56 minutes 37 seconds, Dec +62 degrees 34 minutes 52 seconds

Size: 14' x 11' Magnitude: -- Class: Emission (Sharpless) 3 2 2

North is up

West to the right


8" f5 Newtonian reflector


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


Lumicon Red filter, 970 minutes (97 x 10 minute subs), 09/11/12/13/14/15/16/2010; 2.0-3.2 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.11.3874.21660, Photoshop 7.0


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

Notes:* Sh2-155 is the crescent-shaped bright nebula a the top left ... the Dark Nebulae to the east (left) of Sh2-155 is TGU H699 (P1), the more prominent Dark Nebula to the west (right) is LDN 1216. See this  color image by Bill Snyder