North America and Pelican Nebulae

 

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Object:
North America and Pelican Nebulae (Narrowband Ha image)
Comments:
My first target using the Super-Takumar.  A bright gibbous moon was in the Southwest during the exposures!
Telescope:
Super-Takumar 200mm F/4 Telephoto lens
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Orion Short Tube 80mm refractor
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider & PHD2 software
Imaging Camera:
QHY163M
Filters/Exposure:
18 exposures, 3-minutes each, through an Astrodon 5nm Ha filter.  Processed in MaximDL and Photoshop CS6
Shooting Location:
Virginia Beach, VA
Date/Time:
26 May 2018  (UTC)