• NGC 7380 in Cepheus, the Wizard Nebula
  • NGC 7380 in Cepheus, the Wizard Nebula
    NGC 7380 Annotated image
  • NGC 7380, the Wizard Nebula in Cepheus.
  • The wizard's left hand is the dark nebula in the center of the picture
  • and his head and pointy hat are just above and left of that hand.
  • Hover over the picture for an annotated version
  • Date:  9 August 2023 (36 frames) and 16 August 2023 (41 frames)
  • FOV:  Approximately 110' × 73'; the wizard is 25' high and about 8.5 kly distant
  • Telescope:  Stellarvue SVX102T + SFFX-1 (738mm, f/7)
  • Guiding:  ZWO ASI120MM mini mono guide camera,
  • Stellarvue F050G 50mm guide scope
  • Computer:  ASIair pro Raspberry Pi
  • Mount:  iOptron CEM40
  • Camera:  ZWO ASI071MC Pro Cooled (-10°C) Color CMOS
  • Pixel size:  4.78 μm
  • Resolution:  1.336 arcsec/pixel
  • Filter:  Optolong L-eNhance narrow dual band
  • Stacking:  Seventy-seven 240 second frames gain 240 using Pixinsight
  • Total Time:  5 hours 8 minutes
  • Processing:  Pixinsight – DBE, SPCC, BlurXT, NoiseXT, GHS, Sat, DynamicCrop
  • Location:  Darling Hill Observatory in Vesper, NY