Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7822
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Cederblad 214, 


Cederblad 214
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Cederblad 214

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106ED

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10XME

Mounts: Astro-Physics 900 GTO

Filters: Astrodon 3nm OIII  ·  Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon I-series

Dates:June 15, 2020July 22, 2020Sept. 1, 2020

Astrodon 3nm OIII: 43x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon I-series: 36x30" bin 1x1
Ha 5nm: 64x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 27.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3822957

RA center: 0h 3' 37"

DEC center: +67° 10' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.639 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 166.939 degrees

Field radius: 0.927 degrees

Resolution: 2088x1425

Data source: Backyard


Cederblad 214, also called Sharpless 171 (Sh2-171), is part of the NGC 7822 complex in the constellation Cepheus. The star cluster to the lower left of center is Berkeley 59.

From Wikipedia [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_7822]:

“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,[5][6] with the younger components aged no more than a few million years.[5][6] 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 45,000 K and a luminosity about 100,000 times that of the Sun.[5] 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.[5][7][8] “

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