Valentine Rose SH2-174


this is SH2-174, also called the Valentine Rose, in Cepheus

This is a very faint object and you will not find much images of this nebula. Some people say this is and old planetary nebula, but also some people say it is not a planetary nebula.

Imaged in  April 2015 with the Moravian G2-8300 at my 12″ f/4 Newtonian with L:R:G:B:HA:OIII=20:20:20:20:840:840 minutes. Subexposures were 30 minutes for HA, OIII and 5 minutes for LRGB. Total exposure time was 29 hours.