Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7538
NGC7538, 



    
        

            Roberto Bacci
NGC7538
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NGC7538

NGC7538, 



    
        

            Roberto Bacci
NGC7538
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NGC7538

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Lx200 12" OTA

Mounts: Gemini G53F

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS2  ·  Baader LRGB 2'' Filters

Accessory: Atik EFW2



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 374531

RA center: 23h 13' 45"

DEC center: +61° 31' 22"

Pixel scale: 0.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -164.851 degrees

Field radius: 0.222 degrees


Resolution: 1675x1254

Description

NGC7538 ,Sharples 158, Emission nebula size 9'x9' It is home to the biggest yet discovered protostar which is about 300 times the size of our Solar System. It is located in the Perseus Spiral Arm of the Milky Way and is probably part of the Cassiopeia OB2 complex. It is a region of active star formation including several luminous near-IR and far-IR sources.

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NGC7538, 



    
        

            Roberto Bacci