North America Nebula - NGC 7000

North America Nebula - Narrowband

Commonly called the North America Nebula because of it's shape, NGC 7000 is located in the constellation of Cygnus. This image was taken using 3 narrowband filters concentrating on Oxygen, Sulfer and Hydrogen Alpha. It was assembled using similar techniques to those of the Hubble Space Telescope images.
Telescope: Astro-Physics 160mm EDF f7.5 @ f7.7 Designation: NGC 7000
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Constellation: Cygnus
Camera: Apogee U16M with Gen II Astrodon Filters Distance: Approx 2200 Light Years
Guiding: SBIG ST402 via Mini Borg 60mm Type: Emission Nebula
Exposure: 22 Total Hours - Ha, OIII, SII and RGB Position: R.A. 20 hr 59 min , Dec +440 31'
Processed using CCDStack, PhotoShop CS3 Date: July 2011
Acquisition: CCDAutopilot/CCDSoft/The Sky 6/M1OASYS Location: Deerlick Astronomy Village