Howard Anderson

Pelican Nebula near NGC7000

Takahashi TOA-130 at f/7 with SBIG ST-4000CM
The North America Nebula (NGC7000) is part of the same H II region as its smaller neighbour, the Pelican Nebula (IC 5070). The two nebulae are separated by a molecular cloud of dark obscuring dust. They are both located in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way.