The North America and Pelican nebulae (NGC 7000 and IC 5070)

Posted by MikeN
on Saturday, July 24, 2010

HaRRGB image of the North American and Pelica nebulae.  Taken June 10-12 during the Golden State Star Party 2010 near Adin, CA.

Imaging scope: Takahashi FS-60CSV with dedicated reducer = f4.2 at 254mm
Imaging camera: SBIG ST-8300M
Filter wheel: Starlight Xpress 2" wheel with Baader filters

Guiding: AT66ED and DSI Pro with PHD software

Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Ha = 12 x 10m
R,G,B = 24 x 5m each color

Aquired, calibrated, stacked, and aligned in Maxim. Processed in Photoshop CS2 with levels, curves , and AstroTools actions.

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