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NGC 7129 is a reflection nebula and spent star-forming region located 3,300 light years away in the constellation Cepheus. A young open cluster is responsible for illuminating the surrounding nebula. A recent survey indicates the cluster contains more than 130 stars less than 1 million years old. NGC 7129 is located just half a degree from nearby cluster NGC 7142 (on the lower left on the image).
Credit: Jean-Charles Cuillandre, CFHT - http://www.cfht.hawaii.edu/HawaiianStarlight/ and Giovanni Anselmi, Coelum Astronomia - http://www.coelum.com/
Image enhancement: Jean-Baptiste Faure