NGC 7510 - open cluster in Cepheus

Posted by tomdiana
on Monday, September 10, 2018

NGC 7510 (aka Collinder 454) s an open star cluster that lies 11,400 light years away in the constellation of Cepheus. The nebulosity nearby is a segment of Sh2-157 (the Lobster Claw Nebula).

Taken with TS-10 f/5 Newtonian. Mount: iOptron CEM60. Guiding: QHY5L-II on 60mm guide scope. Camera: modified Canon 650D; ISO 3200. 30 five-minute subframes were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. Adjustments (and some cropping) were made in Photoshop.

Taken from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on Sept. 9-10, 2018.

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