NGC 7822 from BMV Observatories
NGC 7822, also containing Sharpless 2-171, is a star forming complex in Cepheus. It is located at a distance of about 3,000 light years. Interesting forms can be seen in the dark areas which are caused by the powerful solar winds from the hot young stars, which sculpt and erode the clouds of gas and cause them to glow.

Date: Aug 2012
Location: Blue Mountain Vista Observatory, New Ringgold PA
Optics: Optics: Hyperion 12.5 inch f/9 2532mm focal length
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera/Filters: SBIG STL 11000 camera Baader filters
Guiding: Self-guided
Exposure: RGBHa - R:9x8 min, G:5x5 min, B:5x10 min Ha 9x20 min - Total 6.5 hrs
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop. The HA and Red were combined to form the red channel. A luminance channel was created by using RGB and HA.
Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New RInggold PA
NGC 7822
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