Dark clouds around NGC 6914 Halpha
NGC 6914 is a reflection nebula located at approximately 6,000 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus, and was discovered by Édouard Stephan on August 29, 1881. Ultraviolet radiation from stars in the Cygnus OB2 association ionize the nebula's hydrogen.
|Center (RA, Dec):||(306.001, 42.601)|
|Center (RA, hms):||20h 24m 00.341s|
|Center (Dec, dms):||+42° 36' 02.937"|
|Size:||43.4 x 34.7 arcmin|
|Pixel scale:||0.947 arcsec/pixel|
|Orientation:||Up is -179 degrees E of N|