Wizard Nebula

Off to See the Wizard (again)

These past couple of nights, I revisited the Wizard Nebula – home of a star cluster about 7,000 light-years away within the constellation Cepheus.

This is a false-color image in the “Hubble Palette” where red, green, and blue represent ionized Sulphur, Hydrogen, and Oxygen emissions respectively.

Can you see the “wizard”? Hint: he’s lying on his back in this image.

Wizard Nebula

For fun, here’s a version with the stars removed using AI software:

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