North American & Pelican Nebula – 18 panel Narrowband Mosaic


Anna Morris

Norton, Suffolk

Camera: Atik 314L+
Guide camera: Starlight XPress Lodestar
Scope: Orion EON 80ED
Filters: Astronomik Ha, SII, & OIII
Total Integration Time: 72 hours
Integration time/channel: Ha-58 hrs 40 min, OIII-6 hrs 20 min, SII-7 hrs
Mapping: Modified HST (SII, Ha, OIII), Luminance (Ha)

I have spent the past three months working on an 18-panel narrowband mosaic of the North American and Pelican Nebulas. This is the final result, consisting of 72 total hours of exposure time. I have been doing astrophotography for exactly two years now and this was my “anniversary” project.