Dark clouds around NGC 6914 Halpha

Dark clouds around NGC 6914 Halpha
Object Type: 

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.

Image Calibration 

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
Radius: 0.463 deg
Pixel scale: 0.947 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: Up is -179 degrees E of N