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NGC7380 Wizard Nebula

The Wizard Nebula is located in the constellation of Cepheus and is an active star forming region surrounding the developing open star cluster NGC7380.

Distance to earth: 7’200 lightyears
Apparent size: 30 arcminutes (1 x the moon)

Imaging time: 30.3 hours

Equipment:
Mount: SW AZEQ6GT
Telescope: SW Evostar 80ED
Camera: Atik 460EX Mono

Capture information:
Date: August – September 2016
Total exposure time: 30.3 hours
Color combination: SII=Red, HA=Green, OIII=Blue

Image data:
34 x 1200s HA
28 x 1200s OIII bin2
29 x 1200s SII bin2