Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America nebula
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North America Nebula in RGB-Ha, 


North America Nebula in RGB-Ha
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North America Nebula in RGB-Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ED80

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ED80

Guiding cameras: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Focal reducers: William Optics FF/FR 0.8x Tipo II

Software: photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Microprojects Equinox Image

Filters: Orion H‑Alpha 7nm

Accessory: Orion Thin OAG

Dates:Aug. 30, 2013Sept. 3, 2013Sept. 5, 2013Sept. 6, 2013

Orion H‑Alpha 7nm: 12x1800" -15C bin 2x2
Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 51x900" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.90%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 88992

RA center: 20h 58' 59"

DEC center: +44° 9' 36"

Pixel scale: 5.577 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.056 degrees

Field radius: 1.491 degrees

Resolution: 1152x1542

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States


Single shot RGB color, with Hydrogen-alpha for luminance


Sky plot

Sky plot


North America Nebula in RGB-Ha,