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North American Nebula and Pelican Nebula (HST Palette) | by Photonfisher
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North American Nebula and Pelican Nebula (HST Palette)

This is a widefield shot taken of the North American and Pelican Nebulas in Cygnus. (NGC7000 and IC5070). The Hubble Space Telescope or HST Palette was used to combine the 3 sets of filtered exposures. This was taken with a Canon 200mm F2.8 L Ultrasonic lens at f/2.8 guided by an 80mm APO refractor.

Camera: SBIG ST8300M (-10C)

Mount: Losmandy G11

 

Filters:

Ha : 7 x 15min.

OIII : 7 x 15min.

SII : 3 x 20 min

 

Total Exposure: 4.5 hours

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Taken on October 6, 2012