javax_slr (javax_slr) wrote,

North America and Pelican (on the right) nebulas

The North America Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb. The remarkable shape of the nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico. It is sometimes incorrectly called the "North American Nebula"

The Pelican Nebula is an H II region associated with the North America Nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The gaseous contortions of this emission nebula bear a resemblance to a pelican, giving rise to its name.

Sony A7II, Canon FD 200/2.8 at 3.5, 30 x 30 sec, iso 12800

Processed in DSS with dark and bias frames, then in LR - white balance and curves to increase contrast

Shot in Shivta, Israel

Deep Sky, the full list
Tags: astrophoto

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