Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  IC 5134  ·  NGC 7129  ·  NGC 7142
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NGC 7129 in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Steve Milne
NGC 7129 in Cepheus
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 HPS II UP

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TEC-140

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: TEC Field Flattener

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS  ·  Open PHD PHD 2.5  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Luminance


Dates:Aug. 21, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 48x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 48x300" bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 21x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Luminance: 59x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 48x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 28.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.02%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3855422

RA center: 21h 43' 12"

DEC center: +66° 3' 36"

Pixel scale: 0.743 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.442 degrees


Resolution: 3346x2676

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

NGC 7129 is a reflection nebula located around 3,000 light years distant in the constellation of Cepheus. The nebula is illuminated by a a cluster of stars some of which are only a few million years old.

NGC 7129 was photographed between 13 July and 21 August 2020 from a rig in Spain that is privately owned and operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: TEC 140
Camera: QSI 690
Filters: Astrodon
Mount: 10 Micron GM2000HPS

Ha: 21 x 1200s
Lum: 59 x 600s
Red: 48 x 300s
Green: 48 x 300s
Blue: 48 x 300s

A total of 28 hours and 50 minutes exposure.

Processing: Steve Milne
Data: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson

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NGC 7129 in Cepheus, 



    
        

            Steve Milne