The wizard nebula | Andre van der Hoeven

Andre van der Hoeven
Location of photo
HI-Ambacht, NL
Date/Time of photo
June/November 2011
Skywatcher ED80/Robtics ED110 with SXV-H9 CCD camera. Mount: EQ6
NGC 7380 is an open cluster discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1787. William Herschel included his sister's discovery in his catalog, and labelled it H VIII.77. It is also known as 142 in the 1959 Sharpless catalog (Sh2-142). Known as the Wizard Nebula, this object is a reasonably large nebula located in Cepheus. Skywatcher ED80/Robtics ED110 Camera: SXV-H9 Exposure: 32x1800s Ha (24xED80, 12xED110), 8x1800s OIII and 7x1800s S2