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NGC 7380 - the Wizard nebula, 





    
        

            Seymore Stars
NGC 7380 - the Wizard nebula

NGC 7380 - the Wizard nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4096x4096

Dates:July 25, 2019

Frames:
Chroma 3nm Oiii: 4x900"
Chroma 3nm Sii: 4x900"
Chroma Ha 3nm: 4x900"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.60%

Astrometry.net job: 3083520

RA center: 22h 46' 28"

DEC center: +58° 5' 9"

Pixel scale: 0.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.721 degrees

Field radius: 0.511

Locations: steve, Orange county, NY, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Located 7200 light years away, the Wizard nebula, surrounds developing open star cluster NGC 7380. Visually, the interplay of stars, gas, and dust has created a shape that appears to some like a fictional medieval sorcerer. The active star forming region spans about 100 light years, making it appear larger than the angular extent of the Moon. The Wizard Nebula can be located with a small telescope toward the constellation of the King of Aethiopia (Cepheus). Although the nebula may last only a few million years, some of the stars being formed may outlive our Sun.

60 minutes per channel Ha-Oiii-Sii

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