Sharpless 2-132 (also known as the Lion Nebula) is a very dim emission nebula in Cepheus and is estimated to be 10,000 to 12,000 light years away. 

Also appeared at http://www.astronomy.com/photos/picture-of-day  November 9, 2015

Technical Information       
Date:              August, 2014
Location:        Green Valley, Arizona
Telescope:      Takahashi FSQ-106EDX
Camera:         SBIG STT-8300M
Filters:            Astrodon Gen 2
Mount:            AstroPhysics 1200
Exposure:       HaRGB = 6:1:1:1 hours respectively, all unbinned
Software:        Acquisition: Maxim DL 5, TheSkyX, Pinpoint, CCD Commander
                       Processing: CCDStack, PhotoShop CS6 with various plugins





Sh2-132