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Photographer:

Steve Pastor

Email:

astro3d@pvtnetworks.net

Location of Photo:

Mayhill

Date/Time of photo:

13 Aug and 15, 17 Sept 2015

Equipment:

Takahashi FSQ106ED with reducer at f/3.6 and a Canon 60Da DSLR at ISO 800 on an Astro-Physics 1200 mount

Description:

The North America Nebula (NGC 7000) and Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) in the constellation Cygnus comprise a vast region of ionized hydrogen. Light obscured by interstellar dust leads to the observed shape of each nebula. The North America Nebula was discovered by William Herschel in 1786. 5 hrs 45 min total exposure (23 x 15 min lights; 12 darks; 128 flats; 128 bias); processed with PixInsight 1.8.4.1170 using a synthetic luminance for deconvolution.

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