NGC 7129

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NGC 7129 is a reflection nebula with dimension 7’x7’ located 3300 light years away in the constellation Cepheus. 

A young open cluster is responsible for illuminating the surrounding nebula. 

A professional survey indicated that the cluster contains more than 130 stars less than 1 million years old, so very youg stars. 

All the area around NGC 7129 is rich in dust.

(text adapted from Wikipedia)

Technical data
Optic         GSO RC12 Truss - Aperture 304mm, focal lenght 2432mm, f/8
Mount       10Micron GM2000 HPSII
Camera        ZWO ASI 2600 MM Pro with filter wheel 7 positions
Filters        Astrodon Gen2 E-Serie Tru-Balance 50mm unmounted LRGB  
Guiding system   ZWO OAG-L with guide camera ASI 174MM
Exposure details    L 44x300" bin3 -15C

             R 13x300" bin3 -15C
             G 14x300" bin3 -15C
          B 13x300" bin3 -15C
Total integration  7h
Acquisition      Voyager, PHD2
Processing      Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5, StarXTerminator, NoiseXTerminator
SQM-L       20.9   
Location       Promiod (Aosta Valley, Italy), own remote observatory
Date           3/4/23 August, 22 September 2022  


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