Updated: 9.26.06

NGC7000 is well known as the North American Nebula for its obvious resemblance to its namesake. It is a very large emission nebula that is located very close to Deneb, in the constellation of Cynus. This particular image concentrates on the lower portion, which contains 'Mexico' and a large, well defined structure known as the Great Wall.

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Image info:

10" Homebuilt Newtonian

Starlight Express SXV-M25 one-shot ccd camera

35x5 and 1x4 (total of 179 mins)

f/3 with Keller Corrector

Stacked (w/SD) and color conversion in Maxim and tweaks in PS (no flats)) - RRGB image

guided with the Tak Sky90 and SX guide head


Pine Hill Campground