IC5134 (Reflection Nebula) and NGC7129 (Open Cluster) in Cepheus

IC5134 and ngc7129 in LRGB

The reflection nebula IC 5134 and associated star cluster NGC 7129.  The red portions in this image are Herbig-Haro objects, which have been excited to emit in hydrogen alpha by energetic jets emitted by young stars within the nebula. 

Scope: Planewave 12.5" CDK
Camera: Apogee U16M w Astrodon Gen II filters
Mount: Paramount ME guided w an SBIG ST-402ME and Astrodon MMOAG
33 x 10 min of Luminance
10/15/15 x 10 min each of RGB
Acquired with CCD-Commander and TheSkyX
Calibration and colour combine in PixInsight
Further processing including the blending of the Luminance into the RGB  in PS CC

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Lucknow, Ontario
August 2021

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