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NGC 7000 The North America Nebula, 


NGC 7000 The North America Nebula
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NGC 7000 The North America Nebula

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Dates:Aug. 8, 2017

Frames: 20x6"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.44%

Basic astrometry details job: 1683207

RA center: 20h 59' 23"

DEC center: +43° 37' 15"

Pixel scale: 2.871 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.526 degrees

Field radius: 0.810 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1250

Locations: Beaver Meadow Observatory, North Java, New York, United States


Here is an image of a portion (Mexico) of the North America Nebula, or NGC 7000. It is part of a massive nebula complex comprising NGC 7000, IC 5070 (the Pelican Nebula) and IC 5068. It is an HII emission cloud of interstellar gas, located near the tail star (Deneb) of the constellation Cygnus.
This image comprises hues used in narrowband processing, known as HST, or Hubble Space Telescope palette.



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NGC 7000 The North America Nebula,