The Gulf of Mexico region within The North Amercian Nebula (aka ngc7000)

ngc7000 in HaLRGB

The Gulf of Mexico region of The North American Nebula in Cygnus  

Scope: AP155 EDF F/7 w Focus Boss II
Camera: Moravian Instruments G4 with Gen II Astrodon filters
Mount: Paramount MX
Guiding: Borg 60mm achromat and SBIG ST402ME
13/12/13/13 x 10 min LRGB
23 x 20 min H-Alpha
Acquired with TSX and CCD-Commander
All processing in PixInsight and Photoshop

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Here is the LRGB image before H-Alpha was added to the Red (100%) and Blue (20%)

ngc7000 in LRGB

Next, here is the pure RGB before Luminance was added:

ngc7000 RGB

Finally, here is the H-Apha data alone:

ngc7000 H-Alpha

Lucknow, Ontario
June 2022

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