Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7822
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Cold and hot nebulosity in Cepheus, Sh 2-171, 



    
        

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Cold and hot nebulosity in Cepheus, Sh 2-171

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Cold and hot nebulosity in Cepheus, Sh 2-171

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 3, 2018
Frames:
132×600(22h)
Integration:
22h
Avg. Moon age:
25.78 days
Avg. Moon phase:
15.11%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2461952

RA center: 00h04m06s.10

DEC center: +67°2620

Pixel scale: 1.120 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.056 degrees

Field radius: 0.616 degrees

Resolution: 2587x3000

File size: 3.9 MB

Locations: Observatorio "Mar de la Frau", Cambrils, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Large complex of hydrogen clouds in Cepheus, some of them illuminated and excited by the small cluster of young stars Berkeley 59 (right of center, approx). There are many pillars of clouds eroded by radiation from the young stars.

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Cold and hot nebulosity in Cepheus, Sh 2-171, 



    
        

            JNieto