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NGC7822 Star forming region

NGC7822 is a young star forming region in the constellation of Cepheus. The younger components are estimated to be no more than a few million years old.

Distance to earth: 3’000 lightyears
Apparent size: 90 arcminutes (3 x the moon)

Imaging time: 16.6 hours

Equipment:
Mount: SW AZEQ6GT
Telescope: SW Evostar 80ED
Camera: Atik 460EX Mono

Capture information:
Date: September – November 2015
Total exposure time: 16.6 hours
Color combination: SII=Red, HA=Green, OIII=Blue

Image data:
25 x 1200s HA
12 x 1200s OIII
13 x 1200s SII