Cygnus Wall in SHO

October 4, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Narrowband North America Nebula (NGC 7000) in the Constellation Cygnus, with the "Cygnus Wall" across the lower third of the image. You're looking at about 130 trillion miles of dense clouds of ionized hydrogen, with a bit of oxygen thrown in. NGC 7000 is around 1600 lightyears aways, and the "Cygnus Wall" is about 20 light years long. Imaging notes: William Optics GT81 Apochromatic refractor, Astronomik 6-nanometer hydrogen-alpha (Ha), Oxygen 3 (OIII), sulfur 2 (SII) filters, ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro monochrome camera, QHY 5iii178 guide camera, Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro Mount.