Observation by Ian Sharp: NGC7000 - The North America Nebula

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Mr Ian David Sharp


Ian Sharp


2021 Jun 01 - 00:00


2021 Nov 01 - 13:38


The North America Nebula (NGC7000)

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Field centre

RA: 20h56m
Dec: +44°02'
Position angle: -88°36'

Field size

2°53' × 1°55'

  • Takahashi FSQ-85EDX f/5.3 Quadruplet APO Refractor
  • QHY268C CMOS OSC Camera
  • Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 Pro Mount
  • Pegasus Astro FocusCube2 auto focuser
  • ZWO 60mm F/4.67 guide scope
  • ZWO ASI290MM Mini mono guide camera
  • Optolong Dual-Band L-eXtreme Filter
  • Starlight Xpress 5 position 2" filter wheel

20 x 600s


Ham Observatory, Near Selsey, UK

Target name

The North America Nebula


NGC7000 - The North America Nebula

About this image

Here is a narrowband image taken with an Optolong L-eXtreme dual-band filter on a QHY268C OSC CMOS camera. The colour palette is HHOO. The image, taken in June 2021 consists of 20 x 10 minute exposures. Processed in PixInsight. Fully calibrated with Darks, Flats and Flat-Darks.

See here for pictures and details of the imaging rig: http://www.astro-sharp.com/2021/09/29/my-new-deep-sky-imaging-setup/

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