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NGC7538, 



    
        

            AlBroxton
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NGC7538

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Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C11 Celestron

Imaging camera:40D Canon

Resolution: 831x535

Locations: Leesburg home, Leesburg , Florida, United States

Description

NGC7538, near the more famous Bubble Nebula, is located in the constellation Cepheus. It is located about 9,100 light years away from earth. 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. Within its center are 2 Mag 11 stars which cause the nebula to glow reddish. It is home to one of the largest protostars known.

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NGC7538, 



    
        

            AlBroxton