North American Nebula

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I've been on a roll the past couple weeks woth imaging. This is the North American Nebula. Located 2200 light years from Earth, in the constellation Cygnus, this emission nebula gets its name from its resemblance to the North American continent.

-Nikon D610, astro modified
-Optolong UHC clip-in filter
-Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, f/3.5
-iOptron Skyguider Pro
-QHY Polemaster for polar alignment

-180 sec subs at ISO 400
-3hr 15min total integration time
-Calibrated with darks, flats, bias frames
-Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker
-Edited in Photoshop

NA and Pelican Nebulae.jpg
 

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This is really impressive! Amazing work :)
 

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I know nothing of astrophotography but this looks very interesting, well done.....
 

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I've been on a roll the past couple weeks woth imaging. This is the North American Nebula. Located 2200 light years from Earth, in the constellation Cygnus, this emission nebula gets its name from its resemblance to the North American continent.

-Nikon D610, astro modified
-Optolong UHC clip-in filter
-Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200mm, f/3.5
-iOptron Skyguider Pro
-QHY Polemaster for polar alignment

-180 sec subs at ISO 400
-3hr 15min total integration time
-Calibrated with darks, flats, bias frames
-Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker
-Edited in Photoshop

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You must have cropped the heck out of it to fill your frame w/ a 70-200.
 

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Really nice shot.
 

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