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www.moonrocksastr… The North America Nebula is an emission nebula in the const…

www.moonrocksastr… The North America Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb. The remarkable shape of the nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico. This part of the North America nebula (NGC 7000) shown spans about 15 light years and lies about 1,500 light years away toward the constellation of the Swan The North America Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb. The remarkable shape of the nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico Technical card Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD100 f/3.8 Astrograph Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18 Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Guiding cameras: sx loadstar Software: PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5 Filters: Baader O III 8.5nm, Baader Ha 8.5nm Accessories: Starlight Xpress USB filter wheel, Starlight Xpress Lodestar Guider Resolution: 3307×2486 Dates: July 8, 2015, July 9, 2015 Frames: Baader Ha 8.5nm: 11×1800″ bin 1×1 Baader O III 8.5nm: 12×1800″ bin 1×1 Baader SII 8.5nm: 10×1800″ bin 1×1 Integration: 16.5 hours Avg. Moon age: 21.77 days Avg. Moon phase: 54.01% Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain www.picturedashbo…

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