- Location: Near Paris, France
- Date: 28 November – 4 December 2016
- Camera: Moravian G2-8300
- Optics: William Optics Zenithstar 66 + WO Flattener 6
- Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6GT
- Filters: Ha, OIII, SII
- Exposure: Ha 43 x 1200s, OIII 54 x 1200s, SII 29 x 1200s. Total 42h
Simeis 147, also known as the Spaghetti Nebula, SNR G180.0-01.7 or Sharpless 2-240, is a supernova remnant (SNR) in the Milky Way, straddling the border between the constellations Auriga and Taurus. Discovered in 1952 at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory using a 25-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, it is difficult to observe due to its extremely low brightness.
The nebulous area is fairly large with an almost spherical shell and filamentary structure. The remnant has an apparent diameter of approximately 3 degrees, an estimated distance of approximately 3000 (±350) light-years, and an age of approximately 40,000 years.EAPOD Archive
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