NGC 7380 & Sharpless 142

Western Veil Nebula

The above image is a two frame mosaic featuring a small portion of the nebula complex IC1396 located in Cepheus. The image is a combination of red, blue, green and hydrogen alpha filtered images.


Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 Designation: NGC 7380
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cepheus
Camera: SBIG ST10XME with Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 7200 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula & Open Cluster
Exposure: 180 minutes, 9 x 20 minute subs 6nm ha filter Position: R.A. 24 hr 47 min , Dec +580 04'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS2 Date: 5 August 2006
Acquisition: CCDSoft/The Sky 6 Location: Tolomato River Observatory