Cygnus Wall: Lacking a standard catalogue designation the lower part of the North America Nebula (NGC 7000) is called the Cygnus Wall. It comprises a turbulent area of hot young stars which give rise to strong shock and ionisation fronts, that can be nicely observed especially in the lower part of this image.
Only the narrow wavelength of the hydrogen Ha-line has been used for imaging this exciting part of NGC 7000.



Object Cygnus Wall
Category H-alpha Images
Designation Cygnus Wall
Constellation Cygnus
Optics Vixen R200SS 8 inch, f/4 with Baader Coma Corrector
Mount Takahashi EM-11
Camera OHY8/ALccd 6c
Exposure 7 x 15min Astronomik H-alpha filter, Maxim DL for Capturing
Calibration No
Guiding Meade DSI Pro II and TMB 80 as Guide Scope. Maxim DL as Guiding Software
Processing ImagesPlus, Photoshop.
Location-Date Eningen, Germany - 17 Aug 2008
 
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