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Off to see the Wizard Nebula, 





    
        

            Frank Kane
Off to see the Wizard Nebula

Off to see the Wizard Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 2626x2381

Dates:Sept. 22, 2019

Frames: 87x300"

Integration: 7.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.83%

Astrometry.net job: 2939214

RA center: 22h 47' 13"

DEC center: +58° 3' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.483 degrees

Field radius: 0.548

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Wizard Nebula (SH2-142) taken from my red-zone suburban driveway. This image combines 7.25 hours of narrowband data with 2 hours of RGB data used for natural star colors.

It took me awhile to see the "Wizard" in this, but once you see it, you can't un-see it. He's facing to the right, wearing a pointy hat, with a blue star about where his eye would be. Looks like he's conjuring up the clouds of gas.

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Frank Kane
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Smaller stars.

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Off to see the Wizard Nebula, 





    
        

            Frank Kane