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NGC 7822 Facts

NGC 7822 Facts Nebula in Cepheus

NGC 7822 is a nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 2,900 ly light years away in the constellation of Cepheus.

It is also referred to as NGC(7822) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Nebula's location is 00h 01m 08.58 (R.A.) and +67d 25` 17.0 (Dec.).

The NGC 7822 is the northern most emissions nebula in the night sky. Also in the picture is Cederblad 214 which is a subsection of NGC 7822. Its hard to tell where they separate. NightSky

The nebula is a star forming nebula with new stars being created. The nebula contains one of the hottest stars in the galaxy that are within 1 thousand parsecs (3261.56 Light Years). The star is an O5V star meaning its a blue star and has a temperature of roughly 45,000K and a luminosity of more than 100,000 times that of the Sun.Wiki

Fact File

NameNGC 7822
NGC Id7822
Right Ascension00h 01m 08.58
Declination+67d 25` 17.0
Distance (Lt.Yr)2,900 ly

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