C11 & M52 Bubble Nebula & Open Cluster


Mark Griffith

Swindon, Wiltshire. UK

Telescope service 8″ Boren simon power newtonian, Skywatcher NEQ6 pro mount,Atik 383L+ camera, motorised filter wheel and Astronomik filters.

Nebula and open cluster in the constellation cassiopeia.

Full moon tonight so picked an object as far away from it as possible and used narrowband filters.

Rare Wolf-raynet star pushing the gas around to form the bubble shape.

Trying a wide field hubble palette image with the open cluster M52.

Captured a bit of oxygen on the bubble and sulphur in the surrounding area.

Sii/ha/oiii image with 3 hours and 5 minutes of data. 9 x 7.5min Sii & 10 x 5min Ha & 9 x 7.5min Oiii all unbinned.