Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7380
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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula, 


            Chuck Manges
NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula
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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C1100 Edge HD + Hyperstar

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD qhy23  ·  QHY163M

Mounts: Orion HDX110

Focal reducers: Starzona Hyperstar

Software: Main Sequence Software SGPro  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Optolong 2" LUM  ·  Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm

Dates:Sept. 25, 2016Sept. 2, 2018

Optolong 2" LUM: 135x30" bin 1x1
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 54x120" bin 1x1

Integration: 2.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2242362

RA center: 22h 47' 21"

DEC center: +58° 5' 9"

Pixel scale: 1.366 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.558 degrees

Field radius: 0.784 degrees

Resolution: 3289x2499

Data source: Backyard


NGC 7380 Also known as the Wizard Nebula is an open star cluster in the constellation of Cepheus.

This is a crop of Luminance data collected with the 11" Hyperstar & QHY163M on 9/2/2018. I added older 2016 RGB data for color.

LUM- 135x30sec- QHY163M & 11" Celestron w/Hyperstar
RGB- 18x120sec/each(1h 48m) QHY23M & 11" Celestron w/Hyperstar