NGC7023 - Nebula in Cepheus
Nebula in Cepheus, NGC7023
  • Description: NGC7023 is a reflection nebula in Cepheus, the blue patch in the centre of this image. Surrounding it, and a good portion of Cepheus, are several clouds of obscuring dust. The small, bright patch of dust to the left of NGC7023 is Sh2-136, also known as VdB141 and the Ghost Nebula. The grouping of dark nebula on the right side are LDN1158, 1157, 1148 and LDN1155.

  • Camera: SBIG STF-8300M at -20C
  • Filters: Baader RGB filter set
  • Scope: William Optics RedCat 51 XL refractor
  • Exposure: 6 x 10 minutes for red, blue and green
  • Location: near Cayley, Alberta
  • Date: September 24th, 2022
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