Best of AOP - Diffuse Nebulae

NGC 7822

This emission region surrounds a cluster of young, hot stars that lies about 3000 lightyears distant.

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Last Updated: 12-Jun-2014

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Equipment

76mm Televue (480mm f/6.3 refractor)

SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

LRGB color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 75 minutes (Hα) + RGB (synthetic) binned 1x1

Red = 20 minutes binned 1x1

Green = 20 minutes binned 1x1

Blue = 20 minutes binned 1x1

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