The Wizard

April 25, 2020 - Reading time: ~1 minute

The Wizard Nebula in Cepheus surrounds the star cluster, NGC7380, discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1787. The Wizard is between 7000 and 8000 lightyears away from us, and the core star forming region is about 100 lightyears across. Notes: Shot from my backyard with a William Optics GT81, iOptron CEM25P EQ mount, Moonlite Focuser, ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro Monochrome Camera, Astronomik 6nm narrowband filters.