Sharpless-171 (Sh2-171), also referred to as Cederblad 214 is a relatively faint emission nebula located in the constellation Cepheus.
The distance is about 2.700 light years.

The dark nebula at the top of the image is known as NGC7822 and the young cluster of stars is named Berkeley 59.

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Name SH2-171
Type Emission nebula
Constellation Cepheus
Right ascension 00h 01m 44s
Declination +67° 02′ 33″
Distance 2.700 ly
Other designations Cederblad 214