NGC 7822 Mosaic

NGC 7822

This very large emission nebula complex lies in the constellation of Cepheus. The entire region is also known as Sharpless 171 and includes the star cluster NGC 7762 in the upper right portion. This is a four frame mosaic taken with a hydrogen alpha filter.

 

Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @f7.7 Designation: NGC 7822
Mount: Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Constellation: Cepheus
Camera: Apogee U16M with Astrodon Gen II Filters Distance: Approx 2400 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: over 12 total hours Position: R.A. 23 hr 59 min , Dec +680 02'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: October - November 2009
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1Oasys Location:Deerlick Astronomy Village