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Contains:  North America nebula, NGC 7000, NGC 6997, Pelican nebula, IC 5070, The star ξCyg, The star 57Cyg, The star 56Cyg
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North America Nebula - Revisited, 





    
        

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North America Nebula - Revisited

North America Nebula - Revisited

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 300mm f/4L

Imaging camera:Canon 70D

Mount:iOptron ZEQ25GT

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Magnificent Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro Mono

Filter:Astronomik Clip CLS

Resolution: 2048x1365

Dates:Aug. 26, 2014

Frames: 9x240"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.73%

Astrometry.net job: 354582

RA center: 20h 54' 48"

DEC center: +44° 23' 20"

Pixel scale: 7.753 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.468 degrees

Field radius: 2.650

Description

A second try at imaging the North America Nebula - NGC 7000 with my Canon 300mm f4 lens on an iOptron ZEQ25 mount. This time, I used a stack of nine 240-second exposures at 1600 ISO with a Median blend mode. The final step was to add sharpening to the image using the High Pass filter in Photoshop on a Black & White layer and then blend using Soft Light.

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North America Nebula - Revisited, 





    
        

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