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ngc 2237 Rosette
ngc 2264 Cone
ngc 6888 Crescent
  ngc 7000 - IC 5067.jpg -  NGC7000     North American Nebula      Caldwell 20  and  IC 5067     Pelican Nebula   Emission Nebula   distance: 2,200 ly     image size: 200'x200'  FLI PL-16803 camera     FSQ-106EDX III scope @ 530mm  (f/5)     AP900 mount 24.2 hour total exposure     HaLRGB 560:190:220:240:240 subs 10:10:10:10:10 binned 1:1:2:2:2     (3.49" per pixel unbinned)   Guiding with ST-402XME camera on 2.8" Pronto scope @ 475mm (f/6.8)     The North American Nebula, on the left, is large, covering an area of more than 4 times the size of the full moon. Its surface brightness is too low to be seen with the unaided eye. It and the nearby Pelican Nebula, on the right, are part of the same interstellar cloud of hot ionized hydrogen. There is a complex band of interstellar dust between the Earth and the nebula that hides part of it giving the shape we see. We believe that Deneb (outside of this image) is the star  heating the gas cloud and thus causing it to glow. It's easy to understand how the North American Nebula got its name. The logic behind the Pelican Nebula's name eludes me.    
ngc 7635 Bubble
Cave Nebula
SH2-112
SH2-142
SuperNova

NGC7000     North American Nebula     Caldwell 20
and
IC 5067     Pelican Nebula
Emission Nebula

distance: 2,200 ly     image size: 200'x200'

FLI PL-16803 camera     FSQ-106EDX III scope @ 530mm (f/5)     AP900 mount
24.2 hour total exposure     HaLRGB 560:190:220:240:240 subs 10:10:10:10:10 binned 1:1:2:2:2     (3.49" per pixel unbinned)
Guiding with ST-402XME camera on 2.8" Pronto scope @ 475mm (f/6.8)



The North American Nebula, on the left, is large, covering an area of more than 4 times the size of the full moon. Its surface brightness is too low to be seen with the unaided eye. It and the nearby Pelican Nebula, on the right, are part of the same interstellar cloud of hot ionized hydrogen. There is a complex band of interstellar dust between the Earth and the nebula that hides part of it giving the shape we see. We believe that Deneb (outside of this image) is the star heating the gas cloud and thus causing it to glow. It's easy to understand how the North American Nebula got its name. The logic behind the Pelican Nebula's name eludes me.

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