NGC7000 Cygnus Wall

NGC7000 Cygnus Wall

The Cygnus Wall is in the southern  area of NGC7000 also known as the North America Nebula. It is approximately 1800 light years from Earth, and is in the constellation Cygnus. The Wall is an energized shock front and contains the most concentrated star formations in the nebula. The size of the North America Nebula is about 4 full moons. 


NGC7000 20min Ha Subframe

NGC7000 20min Ha Subframes x  18 = 360 min combined image

NGC7000 20min OIII Subframe

NGC7000 20min OIII Subframes x  18 = 360 min combined image

NGC7000 20min SII Subframe

NGC7000 20min SII Subframes x  18 = 360 min combined image




Scope              Planewave 17in

Camera           Apogee U16

Mount               Paramount ME

Filters               Astrodon  Ha5nm  OIII3nm  SII5nm

Exposures       Ha 6hrs    OIII 6hrs    SII 6hrs    20min subs     

Location           Sierra Nevada Mountains CA.  Heavens Mirror Observatory  SRO       2013


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