Emission Nebula Sh2-160 - AR 23h 07m 09s DEC +64° 28' 19"
Date/Place2014-09-27 at Saint Barthèlemy (AO)
ScopeTakahashi FSQ85ED
IntegrationIt is an HRGB composition:
H-alpha: 9x1200 sec
RGB: 6x600 sec. for each filtre.
CommentIt is a wide but not very investigated HII region. It is situated on the Orion Arm at a distance of about 2930 ly. The star responsible of the ionisation is not known.