Amateur Astronomy Association of Pittsburgh

2002 Photography Contest

Lens less than 150 mm

Second Place



This is the North America nebula. It was taken September 6, 2002 at the Black Forest Star Party in north central Pennsylvania.

A 30 minute exposure with a 135mm, f2.8 lens piggyback on an 8" LX200 using Kodak PJ 400 film manually guided.