North American and Pelican
This CCD image was taken with a Nikkor 180mm f/2.8
(operating at f/4), the Mandel Wide Field Imaging Adapter, SBIG ST10E camera
and a CFW8 with a H-alpha filter. It is the combination of fourteen,
5-minute exposures. The images were processed using MaxIm DL and
The image was taken from Hidden Valley Observatory,
on my property in Soquel, overlooking the Monterey Bay in California.