Pelican Nebula in Hubble Palette

Charles B. Ward
Location of photo
Coyote Lake, near Gilroy, CA
Date/Time of photo
July 10
Stellarvue 80mm APO, AP1100GTO mount, QSI 683-wsg-8 camera, Orion SSAG with camera's built-in OAG, and Astrodon 3nm narrowband filters
From a perfectly clear, beautiful night at Coyote Lake, violated only by an aggressive opossum. But that's nature for you. In addition to the Pelican, the North America Nebula covers the lower left portion of the image, and the famous Cygnus Wall falls off camera below.
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