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Contains:  North America nebula, NGC 7000, NGC 6997
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North America Nebula NGC7000, 


North America Nebula NGC7000

North America Nebula NGC7000

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ85

Imaging camera:QSI683wsg

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G + EQDIR

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ85

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:Startools 1.3.5

Filter:Astrodon 5nm Halpha

Resolution: 1229x1627

Dates:Dec. 16, 2015

Frames: 25x600"

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.87% job: 931152

RA center: 314.760 degrees

DEC center: 44.294 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.954 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.318 degrees

Field radius: 1.403 degrees

Locations: Everglades, South Florida, United States


North America Nebula (NGC 7000) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb (the tail of the swan and its brightest star). The remarkable shape of the nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico.



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North America Nebula NGC7000,