Uploaded 22-Nov-11
Taken 24-Nov-11
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NGC 7000 and Pelican Nebula

As can be seen from the image, North America and Pelican Nebulae are actually a single emission area, divided visually to two parts by a dark nebula at front.

Technical details:

Processing work flow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07.
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack2.
Deconvolution with a CCDStack2 Positive Constraint, 33 iterations, added at 50% weight
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

Optics, Canon EF 200mm camera lens at f1.8
Camera, QHY9
Guiding, Meade LX200 GPS 12" and a Lodestar guider
Image Scale, ~5 arcseconds/pixel
H-alpha 15x600s, Binned 1x1
O-III 6x600s, Binned 1x1
S-II 6x600s, Binned 1x1

NGC 7000 and Pelican Nebula

NGC 7000 and Pelican Nebula

As can be seen from the image, North America and Pelican Nebulae are actually a single emission area, divided visually to two parts by a dark nebula at front.

Technical details:

Processing work flow:
Image acquisition, MaxiDL v5.07.
Stacked and calibrated in CCDStack2.
Deconvolution with a CCDStack2 Positive Constraint, 33 iterations, added at 50% weight
Levels, curves and color combine in PS CS3.

Optics, Canon EF 200mm camera lens at f1.8
Camera, QHY9
Guiding, Meade LX200 GPS 12" and a Lodestar guider
Image Scale, ~5 arcseconds/pixel
H-alpha 15x600s, Binned 1x1
O-III 6x600s, Binned 1x1
S-II 6x600s, Binned 1x1