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Kelvin Phoon

Location of Photo:

San Diego, CA

Date/Time of photo:

October 11, 2006


Celestron 80ED refractor at f/3.8, Meade DSI Pro II CCD camera, Schuler Hydrogen alpha, OIII, and SII filters, Meade LX90 guided mount.


NGC7380 is an open cluster in the star-forming diffuse nebula Sh2-142. Located in the constellation Cepheus, the nebula is estimated to be 7,200 light years from earth. Sulphur II, hydrogen-alpha, and oxygen III filters mapped to Red, Green, and Blue channels (Hubble palette). 4 hours total exposure.


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