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The Wizard nebula
05-DEC-2011

The Wizard nebula

NGC 7380 (also known as the Wizard Nebula) is an open cluster discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1787.
William Herschel included his sister's discovery in his catalog, and labelled it H VIII.77.
It is also known as 142 in the 1959 Sharpless catalog (Sh2-142).
This reasonably large nebula is located in Cepheus.(WIKI)

Imaged with 10" F/2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M camera with FW5 filterwheel and BAADER LRGB filters.

L = 48 minutes
RGB = 5 minutes each
total of 63 minutes.

Imaged from the NEGEV desert in ISRAEL


SBIG ST-8300 CCD Camera

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