Waid Observatory

Object: IC5134 / NGC7129
Date: Sep. 06, 2016    -    Location: Denton, Texas
Telescope: ATRC12  -  Camera: ST-10XME  -  Mount: MI-250
Guided using Innovations Foresight On Axis Guider (ONAG)
Exposure: L = 90 min. - RGB = 60 min. each
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IC5134 / NGC7129 1

IC5134 is a reflection nebula located in, and associated with, the open star cluster NGC 7129.  This impressive, and colorful, nebula is an active stellar nursery and harbors several Herbig-Haro objects located in the reddish areas of the nebula.  The associated open cluster is comprised of approximately 130 stars.  The object lies approximately 3,300 light-years distant in the constellation Cepheus.  Additional information may be viewed here.


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