DAVE MASON   ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
NGC 7822 IN CEPHEUS

This large area of nebulosity in Cepheus includes a large but faint swath to the right of this image called Cederblad 214 (after its discoverer). The brighter portion of this region (left) is known as NGC 7822 with many pillars and dark regions. This glowing star forming region lies about 3,000 light-years from the Earth.

Technical info:
TS 80mm f6 APO triplet refractor -
Canon 40D + IDAS LPS2 (light pollution) filter - exposure 86x 4min (5hrs 44 minutes)
Canon 40D Mono (sensor de-bayered) + 12 Nm Ha filter - exposure 20x 10min (3hrs 20min)

Total integration: ~9hrs


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