North American & Pelican Nebula

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North American & Pelican Nebula


AP-130 at F/6 with AP Field Flattener, Nikon 180ED F/2.8
AP 600 GoTo Mount with STV
Film & Exposure: 24 Images of E100sw, E200, Supra400, PJ400, NHG800 using Tokai LPF Filter 
Location: My Driveway (Huntertown, IN),   Moderate Light Pollution
Date: Summer and Fall of 2000
Processing: Scanned with SprintScan 35+
Levels and color adjusted in Photoshop
Stacked using RegiStar
Enhancement of low level light area by Curves and RRGB processing
Grain reduction by light masking and gaussian blur  (Technique)

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