Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B355  ·  Sh2-117
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NGC7000 Ha, 


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NGC7000 Ha

Imaging cameras: ATIK 383L+

Mounts: AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Finder guider 9 x 50

Guiding cameras: DIY Cam10

Focal reducers: Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software: PS  ·  Fitstacker 12  ·  Maxim DL  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Ha 7nm 36mm

Accessory: DIY Focus controllers

Dates:June 9, 2017

Frames: 9x900"

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 100.00%

Astrometry.net job: 2753372

RA center: 20h 58' 12"

DEC center: +43° 42' 43"

Pixel scale: 2.137 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -171.606 degrees

Field radius: 1.049 degrees

Resolution: 2500x2500

Locations: Remote observatory, Kiev, Ukraine

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


The North America Nebula (NGC 7000 or Caldwell 20) 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.

The portion of the nebula resembling Mexico and Central America is known as the Cygnus Wall. This region exhibits the most concentrated star formation.

The distance of the nebula complex is not precisely known, nor is the star responsible for ionizing the hydrogen so that it emits light. If the star inducing the ionization is Deneb, as some sources say, the nebula complex would be about 1,800 light-years' distance, and its absolute size (6° apparent diameter on the sky) would be 100 light-years.
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