VdB 152 & LBN 528 reflection nebula in Cepheus.

VdB 152 is a reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus radiated by the white-blue star BD+69 1231. The nebula is located on the tip of a vast elongated dark molecular cloud.

A strong Ha filamentary emission region extends from top to bottom and diffuse Ha emissions create the reddish background tint.

The image is the result of 10h44m integration in LRGB (5h30m L + 1h47m RGB each) with the addition of 2h15m integration of Ha

High resolution here

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