Messier 52 (also known as M 52 or NGC 7654) is an open cluster located in the constellation Cassiopeia.  It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1774.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Messier_52

NGC 7635, also called the Bubble Nebula, Sharpless 162, or Caldwell 11, is an emission nebula which lies nearby.  The "bubble" is created by the stellar wind from a central, massive, hot, magnitude 8.7 young star.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_7635

 

ABOUT THE IMAGE

DATE/TIME:  The evening and early mornings of August 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, 2011.

CAMERA:  Canon XSI, 450D modified

TELESCOPE:  Orion 100ED @ F/9

MOUNT:  Celestron CG-5GT.

ISO SETTING:  800

EXPOSURES:  47 frames for each image.

EXPOSURE LENGTH:  300sec.

TOTAL EXPOSURE LENGTH:  3hrs 55min. for each image.

SUBTRACTIONS: 10 dark frames and 10 bias frames.

CAPTURE: MaximDL

STACKING/PRE-PROCESSING: Deep Sky Stacker

PROCESSING: Photoshop CS3

 

 

 

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