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The Seahorse and Prawn Nebula of NGC 7000, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)

The Seahorse and Prawn Nebula of NGC 7000, Hubble Palette

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 12, 2015 ·  Aug. 13, 2015 ·  Aug. 14, 2015
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 14×1800(7h) bin 1×1
Astrodon 3nm SII: 14×1800(7h) bin 1×1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 14×1800(7h) bin 1×1
Integration:
21h
Avg. Moon age:
28.48 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.88%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 741912

Resolution: 620x407

File size: 172.5 KB

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, California, United States

Description

This is a small section of the North America Nebula, NGC 7000. We are calling this the Seahorse and Prawn Nebula because of its uncanny resemblance to those two sea creatures. Take a look, and you be the judge.

Calibration and Plate Solve from http://nova.astrometry.net

Center (RA, Dec): (314.474, 43.628)

Center (RA, hms): 20h 57m 53.872s

Center (Dec, dms): +43° 37' 40.724"

Size: 33.5 x 22 arcmin

Radius: 0.334 deg

Pixel scale: 0.507 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: Up is 135 degrees E of N

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The Seahorse and Prawn Nebula of NGC 7000, Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Eric Coles (coles44)