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



    
        

            Mark F
NGC 7380 - The Wizard Nebula in SHO
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NGC 7380 - The Wizard Nebula in SHO

NGC 7380 - The Wizard Nebula in SHO, 



    
        

            Mark F
NGC 7380 - The Wizard Nebula in SHO
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NGC 7380 - The Wizard Nebula in SHO

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific ED 127 APO · Explore Scientific 127mm ED APO triplet
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM Pro
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
ZWO OIII 7nm 1.25" · ZWO Ha 7nm 1.25" · ZWO SII 7nm 1.25"
Accessories
ZWO EFW 8 1.25" · Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox PPB · Pegasus Focus Cube2 Cube2 · Explore Scientific 3" x0.7 Reducer/Flattener
Software
N.I.N.A. · SharpCap pro · PixInsight · PHD2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 60mm Guidescope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 9, 2020
Frames:
1x32370" (8h 59' 30")
Integration:
8h 59' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
20.18 days
Avg. Moon phase:
70.31%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3819671

RA center: 22h47m23s.5

DEC center: +58°0506

Pixel scale: 1.168 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 59.388 degrees

Field radius: 0.817 degrees

Resolution: 3984x3080

Data source: Backyard

Description

This nebula seemed like a cool object to capture, my kids got a good little kick out of this one. Looks a bit like Harry Potter catching the golden snitch!

Total Exposure: 9 hrs

- HA: 151 x 90"

- OIII: 43 x 180"

- SII: 46 x 240"

Processing Steps:

Blink to remove exposure issues (clouds, trails, guiding)

Weighted Batch Pre-Processing Script

DBE

EZ Decon

EZ Denoise

LinearFit

EZ Soft Stretch

EZ Star Reduction

SHO Channel Combination

Background Neutralization

Magenta Mask

Color Saturation to remove Magentas

SCNR Green

Curves Transformation

STL + Histograms

Multiscale Linear Transform

TGV Denoise

EZ Star Reduction

Histogram Transformation

ICC Profile Transformation

Resample

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NGC 7380 - The Wizard Nebula in SHO, 



    
        

            Mark F

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