North American Nebula


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Obj Type
Location
Date Taken:
Gilbert
NGC 7000
Nebula
Mayhill, NM
11-10-2006
Description

The North America Nebula (NGC7000), is located in the constellation of Cygnus. It is a very large area of emission nebulosity extending some 2.5 degrees to the east of Deneb. It was discovered in the early 1890s during experiments into wide field astrophotography. Several areas of nebulosity can be seen surrounding NGC 7000 including IC 5070, the Pelican Nebula to the west and IC 5068 to the south.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
HaR-HaR-G-HaB (4 hours of Ha and 1 hour of each color with 15 minute subexposures binned 1x1)
Camera:
SBIG STL-11000M
Telescope:
Takahashi FSQ106N
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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