The Pelican Nebula
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106N f/5 4-element fluorite refractor
Zeiss II German Equatorial Mount
Santa Barbara Instrument Group ST-8E NABG CCD camera (1530 x 1020 pixels, 9 x 9mm, monochromatic, 16 bit, 13.8 x 9.2mm array)
CWF8 Color filter wheel using Hydrogen-alpha (deep-red) narrow band (3 nm) dichroic filter
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2000
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Elevation: Approx. 3500'
Total exposure time: 60 minutes. (12 exp. of 5 minutes each)
Processing: dark and flat cal, linear sum, and DDP in MaxIm. False coloration, final level adjustments, crop and security with Photoshop.