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For a full size image click here. Distance: 7,200 Light YearsMagnitude: 7.2Size: 25 Arc-minutesAge: Approx. 4 million yearsTelescope: Takahashi TOA-130Camera: QSI 683Mount: AP 1100Exposures: L 20×600 Bin 1, SII 25×900, Ha 25×900, OIII 25×900 NGC 7380, The Wizard Nebula, is an open cluster surrounded by the emission nebula from which it formed. NGC 7380 is […]

It has always been a dream of mine to have a small observatory. Well actually a big observatory with room for two mounts and a conditioned space for a desk, bed, and small kitchenette. The large observatory will have to wait but for now I am building a small observatory that has a pier for […]

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