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North America nebula

This nebula (NGC 7000) looks like the outline of the North American continent and is found in the constellation of Cygnus, a rich and magnificent region of the Milky Way. To the naked eye, under clear dark skies, this nebula appears like a grey fuzzy patch.

 

Acquisition details:

Date: 22 Aug 2016

Telescope: Astro-tech 65EDQ with a 0.8x focal reducer

Camera: Modified Canon Rebel Xs

Mount: Celestron Advanced VX

Exposure: Total of 2.5 hours (50 x 3 min subs) at ISO 1600

Filter: Celestron Light Pollution

Ambient temperature ~ 15 c

 

 

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