NGC 7380


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Date Taken:
SSRO
NGC 7380
Nebula
Mayhill, NM
09-14-2006
Description

The open cluster NGC7380 in Cepheus was discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1787.  As usual, William Herschel included his sister's discovery in his catalog.  The stars comprising NGC 7380 are intertwined with a bright diffuse nebula which bears the catalog designation Sh2-142.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
LRGB with 285 minutes of L and 195 minutes for each color (15 minute subexposures all binned 1x1)
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
RCOS 16 inch f/8.7 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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