North American Nebula, 180mm

This image shows the North American Nebula in Cygnus, along with the Pelican Nebula to the right. (The Pelican is difficult to make out at this focal length. This is a very rich area of the Milky Way.)

Davis Mountains, TX, November 22, 2000   
Photo by Dick Locke

10 minute guided exposure
Losmandy GM-8,
Camera mounted using DSBS system
Nikon F2 camera & 180mm ED f2.8 lens @f2.8
Kodak PJ 400 film
Negative Scan, Minolta Scan Dual, Processed in Photoshop


North American Nebula DSLR, 180mm lens

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