NGC 7380 (Wizard Nebula)

NGC 7380
NGC 7380

A young open star cluster embedded in a cloud of gas, still stars forming deep inside the nebula. It is 8500 light years away in constellation Cepheus.

Acquisition Details

Scope: Borg 90FL/500 with 1.08x Flattener
Filter: IDAS NBZ
Camera: ZWO ASI 2600MC Pro
Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
Guiding Scope: MiniBorg 50
Guiding Camera: ZWO ASI 290MM
Guiding Software: PHD2
Acquisition Software: APT
Light Frames: 48x300sec
Flats, Dark Flats, Bias, Darks
Camera settings: Gain 100, Offset 20
A 60% moon appearing late in the session
Bortle 4-5
Acquisition Date: May 30, 2021


Stacking Software: DSS
Imaging: PixInsight