Northern Cygnus with North America Nebula

The 135 mm image shows a region very rich in emission nebulae. Most noticable is the North America Nebula, the smaller Pelican Nebula and the Gamma Cygni Nebula (near the bottom).
An unsharp mask was applied to reduce vignetting.

Instrument Minolta 135 mm f/2.8 piggyback
Film Kodak Pro 400 PPF
Date 26 May 1996, 10:07 - 11:00 UTC with RG 645 red filter
11:00 - 11:17 UTC without filter
Site Riverside Telescope Maker's Conference, California, USA
Image # 1996-4/8

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