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The North American nebula is another popular target in the Cygnus area of the night sky. Right next to it is the Pelican nebula, which I was completely unaware of until Kelby pointed it out to me. I framed this to get the rich star field to the left of the nebula. My white balance and f-stop were not ideally set, giving me this weird color and stars-o-plenty. Whoops! I've since made adjustments and taken a couple test exposures of this target with much better results.

I revisted this with my new wide field imaging scope and a UHC filter. The results impressed me greatly! Galaxies used to be my absolute favorite things to image. Now, I'm starting to feel nebulae competing for that attention.

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North American Nebula

Taken with my Rebel T7i with an 85mm lens on a SkyGuider Pro mount

North American Nebula

Taken with my Rebel T7i, William Optics Z61, and SkyGuider Pro mount

Single Exposure

One of the 300 exposures used to create the previous image


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