NGC 7129 and NGC 7142

NGC 7129 (also catalogued as Ced 196) is a reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus located 3,300 light years away . The nebula is illuminated by young open cluster, which contains more than 130 stars less than 1 million years old. Just half a degree from NGC 7129 is located tthe cluster NGC 7142.


Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N 12 Astrograph at /3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik RGB filter set
Dates/Times: 13, 15, 16 August 2012
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L= 140 min, R,G,B = 70 min each
Subexposures: 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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