Constellation - Cepheus
Distance - an estimated 3,000 light years. The open cluster NGC 7762 can also be seen in the upper right quadrant of the image.
August 19, 2009
RGB image consisting of 42 minutes total exposure time for each color channel.
Grandview Campground, Inyo National Forest - Near Bishop California.
Optics - Takahashi Epsilon 160 Astrograph
Mount - Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera - SBIG STL-11000