NGC 7635 - Bubble Nebula

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Nebula Cassiopea 23h20.7 +61°12' 15' x 8' 7 11 Kly

NGC 7635, also called the Bubble Nebula, Sharpless 162, or Caldwell 11, is a beautiful emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia, at a distance of about 11,000 light-years. The "bubble" is created by the stellar wind from a massive hot, 8.7 magnitude young central star.


NGC 7635, the Bubble nebula

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
July 22, 2002 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
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R,G,B 300
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