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North America Nebula (NGC 7000)


Alen Koebel

North America Nebula (NGC 7000)

A full-frame image on 35mm slide film. The intention here was to concentrate on the "Mexico & Central America" portion. The guiding on this shot could have been better but despite the blurring that resulted some nice detail is still visible in the Cygnus Wall.

_Imager: Olympus OM-1, Elite Chrome 200 35mm slide film pushed one stop, scanned at 4,032 x 2,688 (10.8 MP). _Scope: Meade LXD55 6-inch f/5 Schmidt-Newtonian on Vixen GP-DX with SkySensor 2000PC. _Exposure: Single, 35 minutes. _Guider: Manually guided using 80mm f/5 guidescope. _Date: September 3, 2005. _Location: Near Ayton, Ontario, Canada.

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