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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Cold and hot nebulosity in Cepheus, Sh 2-171

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130 EDFGT

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 ws

Mounts: ASA DDM60Pro

Software: MaximDL  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: SII 5nm  ·  OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm


Dates:Dec. 3, 2018

Frames: 132x600" (22h)

Integration: 22h

Avg. Moon age: 25.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2461952

RA center: 00h04m06s

DEC center: +67°2620

Pixel scale: 1.120 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.056 degrees

Field radius: 0.616 degrees


Resolution: 2587x3000

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