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NGC7000 - The North America Nebula
  & IC5070 - The Pelican Nebula













  Object The North American Nebula (NGC7000) and the Pelican Nebula (IC5070), in Cygnus
  Telescope (Photo) Televue 85 refractor @ f/5.6
  Telescope (Guiding) Meade LX200GPS 12" SCT @ f/6.3 (off-axis)
  Camera (Photo) Olympus OM-1
  Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-4 (direct drive of guiding telescope)
  Exposure Detail

60 minutes; Fuji SuperHQ 200 film; processed in Photoshop CS

  Location Private property near Kasson (Barbour County), WV
  Date 09/04/05
  Comments This photo won 3rd place in the "Deep Sky" category of the astro-photo competition at the 36th Annual Apollo Rendezvous in Dayton, Ohio on June 17, 2006.