NGC7000 - North America Nebula in Cygnus
North America Nebula in Cygnus
  • Description: First image with the ST-10XME camera on the Takahashi FSQ refractor! NGC7000 - or the North America Nebula - is too big to fit in this image, this is the Gulf of Mexico region. Using an OIII or UHC filter and low power, this is a great area to sweep with a telescope. Field of view is 1 x 1.5 degrees.
    This is also the first image that I used Excalibrator on the determine accurate colour balance. Very pleased with the results!

  • Camera: SBIG ST-10XME at -20C
  • Filters: AstroDon RGB set.
  • Scope: Takahashi FSQ refractor
  • Exposure: 8x5min red, 8x5min green, 8x5min blue.
  • Location: Wilson Coulee Observatory, AB.
  • Date: Sept 11th, 2009
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