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A Lynd's "Bright" Nebula, it is actually a dark nebula cloud located in Lacerta. The reddish illumination is a result of the interstellar radiation field and is known as extended red emission (ERE). There are several very small galaxies in this field as well.

Imaging Camera: QSI640wsg
Imaging Scope: Takahashi FSQ85ED @F/5.3
Guide Camera: SX Lodestar
Mount: Avalon M-Uno
Filters: Astrodon LRGB
Exposure: 2.5 hours Luminance (5 minute subs) 1.5 hours each RGB (5 minute subs).Bin x 1
Processing: CCD Stack and PS CC
Date: 9/7/16 Location: My front driveway. Morristown, NJ

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