NGC 7000 is an emission nebula in the constellation Swan.The nebula was discovered on October 24, 1786 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel.
Distance from Earth: 2,202 light-years
Radius: 50 light years
Coordinates: RC 20h 59m 17s | Dec +44° 31′ 44″
The North America Nebula (NGC 7000 or Caldwell 20) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb (the tail of the swan and its brightest star). The shape of the nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico…