Contains:North America nebula, NGC 7000, NGC 6997
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NGC 7000, North America Nebula (SHO), 


        Ruben Barbosa
NGC 7000, North America Nebula (SHO)

NGC 7000, North America Nebula (SHO)

Technical card

Resolution: 3262x2437

Ha: 16x900" bin 1x1
OIII: 11x1200" bin 1x1
SII: 14x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 12.3 hours job: 1981602

RA center: 314.842 degrees

DEC center: 44.317 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.705 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.267 degrees

Field radius: 1.530 degrees

Data source: Unknown


* Image acquisition by: Thomas Richter.
* Processing: Ruben Barbosa.

In the direction of the constellation of the Swan, near the star Deneb, lies a surprising nebula whose apparent familiar shape is enough to arouse our attention.

The resemblance to North America becomes impressive as we associate the dark spot with the Gulf of Mexico.

The well-defined wall of Mexico is a stellar maternity, where new stars are being formed at high rhythms.

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NGC 7000, North America Nebula (SHO), 


        Ruben Barbosa