Object name: NGC7354DONE

Designation(s): NGC7354DONE,

NGC 7354 is located in Cepheus, it is a tiny target. I normally image at 1" per pixel. That wouldn't work for this guy. I had to wait for a rare night of seeing good enough to use 0.5" pixels. So when comparing this image to others keep in mind this was taken at twice the image scale and still it is very small. Getting the needed seeing for any length of time was impossible. It would hold only for a couple minutes then go bad again. I ended up taking several hours worth of 2 minute shots and threw out nearly all of them. 9 made the grade so this is severely underexposed with only 18 minutes. Fortunately, this is a rather bright object. Still, longer exposures would bring out a lot more detail if the seeing had allowed it. Maybe another time. This is a good target for a 10" scope and shows much detail. It was discovered by William Herschel on November 3, 1787. It is in the Herschel II observing program.

14" LX200R @ f/10, L=9x2x1 RGB=2x2x2, STL-11000XM, Paramount ME

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