NGC 7000, the North America Nebula, and IC 5070, the Pelican Nebula

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Andrew Merrick

Newgale, Pembrokeshire

Modified Canon 600d, Canon 70-200mm L 2.8 lens, EQ6. Starshoot auto guider.

I am always amazed by the density of stars when imaging any part of the Milky Way but I was particularly delighted with the result of this photo of NGC 7000, the North America Nebula, and IC 5070, the Pelican Nebula. I was also surprised how easy it was to capture, just aimed my modified Canon 600d and 200mm lens at the bright, super giant star Deneb and 12 x 180sec exposures at 800 iso and stacked in DSS, from my backyard in Pembrokeshire and “hey presto!â€

2014-10-01T00:00:00

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