NGC 7635, The Bubble Nebula

Photographer
avley@msn.com
Email
avley@msn.com
Location of photo
The General Nathan Twinning Observatory in Belen New Mexico
Date/Time of photo
October 10-11, 2015
Equipment
Celestron 11 HD with f/7 focal reducer, SBIG ST4000 XCM camera and Losmandy G11 mount
Description
NGC 7635, otherwise known as "The Bubble Nebula," is located in the direction of the constellation Cassiopeia. The bubble is formed by the solar wind of a large--about 15 solar masses--central star. It is somewhere between 7000 and 11000 light years from earth and the bubble is about 3-5 light years in diameter.
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