Sharpless 240: This very faint nebula, also catalogued as Simeis 147, is the remnant of a Super Nova explosion. It is in a distance of approx. 3000 LY and 160 LY across.

Object Sharpless 240
Category Super Nova Remnants
Designation Sh2-240
Constellation Taurus
Optics Canon EF Teleobjektiv 200mm 1:2.8 @ f/3.5
Mount Astro-Physics 900 GTO
Camera SBIG STL 11000M mit internem Filterrad
Exposure 3 x 20min, 6 x 10min (bin2x2) Baader H-alpha Filter. Maxim DL zur Aufnahmesteuerung
Calibration Dunkel- + Flachbild
Guiding Selfguiding
Processing Maxim DL5, Photoshop
Location-Date Eningen, Deutschland - 22 Sep 2010
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