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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.

Website:

http://alan-ley.artistwebsites.com/

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