North America Nebula – NGC7000 | Milan Gucic

Photographer
Milan Gucic
Email
milangucic@gmail.com
Location of photo
Adza meadows, Serbia
Date/Time of photo
3.-4. September 2011.
Equipment
Pentax 75/500 SDHF Apo, NEQ6 mount, Canon 350d Baader UV/IR guided with 50/200 finderscope and ToUcam II Pro SC1 modded, 27x10min @ ISO800.
Description
The North America Nebula (NGC 7000 or Caldwell 20) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb (the tail of the swan and its brightest star). The remarkable shape of the emission nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico.
Website
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