Object: Emission nebula NGC7538 in Cepheus
    Exposure: Composite of two 30-minute exposures
    Processing: Negatives scanned at 4000dpi with a Imacon Flextight Precision II scanner, blended in Picture Window Pro 2.5 and enhanced in Adobe Photoshop 4.0
    Telescope: TeleVue 85mm f/7 APO refractor @ f/5.6
    Mount: Losmandy G11
    Guiding: SBIG ST-4
    Film: gas-hypered 35mm Kodak Pro 400(PPF)
    Location: Mt. Pinos, California
    Date: 9/5/99
    Comments: This nebula is regarded as a miniature version of M78 in Orion. The pair of 11th magnitude stars seen at the center of the nebula have a separation of 30".

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