Astrophotography

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NGC7000 - North America Nebula


Name:
NGC7000, Caldwell 20
Date:
10 December 2013
Exposure
: 3hr ISO400, 30x 6min with IDAS LPS P2 filter
Telescope:
8" Newton f/3.8 800mm with GPU f/4 coma corrector
Mount:
NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera:
Canon 450D Baader modified,
Location:
Prinsenbeek, The Netherlands

Object Wikipedia information

The North America Nebula 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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