NGC 7000 and the Cygnus Wall

The Cygnus Wall is a portion of the North American Nebula (NGC 7000) in the constellation Cygnus. The nebula is approximately 1,500 light years from Earth and spans about 20 light years. The Wall exhibits the most concentrated star formations in the nebula. 

With the narrowband and RGB data I have created 2 different renditions: an RGB mapping, resulting in a more natural look, and the Hubble palette, which is a false color representation of the same object.

NGC7000_Hubble_crop

The Cygnus Wall in NGC 7000 (cropped image in the Hubble palette)

Telescope: 16″ f3.75 Dream Scope
Camera: FLI ML16803
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure: 14x5min SII(R) + 23x5min Ha(G) + 14x5min OIII(B) + 3x10x5min RGB (stars)
Date: June 2019 – July 2021
Location: Southern Alps, France

 

NGC7000_Hubble

original FOV of NGC 7000

 

NGC7000_HaO3LRGB

original FOV in RGB colors (with additional OIII and Ha data)

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