NGC7008 - The Fetus nebula

Credits: Keith Turnecliff

NGC7008 is compact and round, 2,800 light years distant.

Facts about NGC7008 by Keith Turnecliff

This colourful image also includes an unrelated but still lovely gold and blue binary star system, just below NGC7008.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for late September at 10pm.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.