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NGC7129 and LBN497

Classification: Reflection Nebula NGC7129 / IC5134 / LBN497 / Open Cluster NGC7142
Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)
Object Location: Ra 05h 41m 45s Dec -02° 26’15° (current)
Size & Distance: 7.0 x 7.0 Apx 3300 light years.

Date & Location: 08-12-2023 Lockwood Observatory, Descanso,CA.
Exposure: LRGB 110, 60, 60, 60 L-11x10, RGB-6x10ea (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO180FL w/TEC FF@ f/7.2 / FLI-Atlas focuser / F/L 1296mm.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AE CP4 / ATS 10x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-PL16803 @-25c / FLI CFW5-7 / FLI-Atlas focuser / Guided by ZWO-174 / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.11, Photoshop CC, CCDStack Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, Temp mid 60’s
Image Field of view is 98x98 arcmin. Image Scale 1.43 arcsec/pix.

NGC 7129 is a reflection nebula located 3,300 light years away in the constellation Cepheus. A young open cluster is responsible for illuminating the surrounding nebula.