NGC 7538

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Nebula Cepheus 23h13.5 +61°31' 10' x 5' 10? 9 Kly

NGC 7538, near the more famous Bubble Nebula, is located in the constellation Cepheus, at about 9,100 light years from earth. It is home to the biggest yet discovered protostar which is about 300 times the size of our Solar System.

NGC 7538

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Aug 31, 2002 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP