NGC 7380 - Wizard Nebula

NGC 7380

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Location / Date

Zellerndorf, 20. und 21. August 2011

Telescope / Mount / Guiding

10" f4,7 Skywatcher Newtonian, Baader MPCC, Skywatcher NEQ6, Lacerta OAG + Mgen

Camera / Exposure

Canon EOS 1000Da, 18 x 15min ISO 200 and
34 x 15min ISO 200 with Astronomik CLS-Filter (total 13h)


New processing Dec 2012
Theli, Fitswork, PixInsight, Photoshop


NGC 7380 (also known as the Wizard Nebula) is an open cluster discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1787. It is also known as 142 in the 1959 Sharpless catalog (Sh2-142). This reasonably large nebula is located in Cepheus.

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