North America and Pelican Nebula's

NGC 7000 and IC 5067

This region of nebulosity lies in the constellation of Cygnus. The nebula on the left is known as NGC 7000 and the nebula on the right is known as IC 5067. This is a two frame mosaic in hydrogen alpha light.

 

Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: NGC 7000 & IC 5067
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cygnus
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 1600 & 1800 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 7 hours Hydrogen Alpha Position: R.A. 05 hr 23 min , Dec +330 25'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: July 2009
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village