Best of AOP - Diffuse Nebulae

NGC 7538

This emission nebula is located about 9100 lightyears away from us in the constellation Cepheus.

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Last Updated: 12-Jun-2014

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Equipment

20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/5.5

Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount

SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 90 minutes binned 1x1

Red = 15 minutes binned 2x2

Green = 15 minutes binned 2x2

Blue = 15 minutes binned 2x2

Minimum credit line: Fred Calvert/Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF