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NGC 7000 - 13.4.2018 at 00.00 - 13.4.2018 at 00.00 Tampere Observation number 74765

Visibility Unclassified

Jouni Raunio, Tampereen Ursa

This bright emission mist is usually described in the autumn, but it is also possible in the spring if you can control the wee hours of the morning. Exposure accumulated on three nights 29-30.3 and 13.4 for a total of 11h 15min.



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Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • NGC 7000
    • Luokittelematon
  • Constellation
    • Cygnus
  • Field of view
  • 1 degrees
  • Nebulae
    • Emission nebula info

      In an emission nebula the hot stars nearby cause the gas glow. This should not mix with reflection nebula, where the gas is only lit up by nearby stars.

      The appearance of a gas nebula is irregular, and the fainter parts of it need bigger instruments to be visible.

       

      Emssion nebulae in Cepheus. The bigger part is composed of the nebulae Cederblad 214 (Ced214) and NGC 7822. The lower round nebula is called Sharpless 170 (Sh2-170). Image J-P Metsävainio.

       

      The Orion nebula. Image Samuli Vuorinen.

       

      In this 4-degree-field there are emission nebulae Sh2-157, Sh2-158, Sh2-159, Sh2-161 and Sh2-162 (or NGC 7635 aka Bubble Nebula) and open clusters M52 and NGC 7510. Image Juha Kepsu.

       

      NGC 281 aka Pacman Nebula. The object is in Cassiopeia. Image J-P Metsävainio.

       

      NGC 896 in Cassiopeia is the tip of Heart Nebula (IC 1805). Image Timo Inkinen.

Technical information

TSAPO 516mm f / 5.6, SX-694 bin2, Astrodon 3nm Ha / S2 / O3 @ SXUFW. Lodestar @ 205mm. USB_Focus.

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