Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7822  ·  NGC7822  ·  Sh2-171
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Cepheus Pilars (NGC7822) in HSTrgb, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Cepheus Pilars (NGC7822) in HSTrgb

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS Photoline 107mm f/6.5 Super-Apo

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ-6 GT  ·  Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG Deluxe

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174

Focal reducers: Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Astro-Physics AAPC  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium SII 1.25" 8nm  ·  Baader Planetarium OIII 1.25" 8.5nm  ·  Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30


Dates:Oct. 13, 2017Oct. 14, 2017Sept. 20, 2018Sept. 22, 2018Sept. 23, 2018Sept. 24, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 56x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm: 50x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm: 25x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm: 21x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 1.25" 8.5nm: 17x120" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm: 15x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium SII 1.25" 8nm: 16x180" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.22%


Astrometry.net job: 2281894

RA center: 0h 3' 35"

DEC center: +67° 8' 52"

Pixel scale: 2.931 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.883 degrees

Field radius: 1.155 degrees


Resolution: 1696x2276

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 7822 is a young star forming complex in the constellation of Cepheus.

The complex encompasses the emission region designated Sharpless 171, and the young cluster of stars named Berkeley 59.
The complex is believed to be some 800-1000 pc distant (3,000 light years), with the younger components aged no more than a few million years.

The complex also includes one of the hottest stars discovered within 1 kpc of the Sun, namely BD+66 1673, which is an eclipsing binary system consisting of an O5V that exhibits a surface temperature of nearly 45000 K and a luminosity ~100,000 times that of the Sun.
The star is one of the primary sources illuminating the nebula and shaping the complex's famed pillars of creation-type formations, the elephant trunks.

(Description credits: Wikipedia)

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