Deep Sky
NGC7380
Wizard Nebula



Constellation: Cepheus
Discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1787.  This an absolutely beautiful nebula,  Rolf Geissinger (http:apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap111102.html) The active star forming region spans some 100 light-years, making it just a bit larger than a full moon. Some of the stars now being formed may outlive our our beloved sun.

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9-15-12