Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5070  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg
Pelikan Nebula in SHO, 


            Kristof Dierick
Pelikan Nebula in SHO
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Pelikan Nebula in SHO

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics TS 130/910 Photoline

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm-Cool

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6 GOTO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60/280 Guiderscope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: TS PHOTOLINE 0,79x 3" reducer/flattener TSRED379

Software: N.I.N.A  ·  PixInsight 1.8.8-6 Ripley PixInsight  ·  Astro Pixel Processor APP  ·  PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Photoshop CS2

Filters: Astronomik OIII 31mm 6nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm

Dates:Nov. 6, 2020

Astronomik SII 6nm: 55x300" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 31mm 6nm: 54x300" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 31mm 6nm: 53x300" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 20.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4015653

RA center: 20h 52' 15"

DEC center: +44° 15' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.064 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.830 degrees

Field radius: 0.845 degrees

Resolution: 4564x3438

Data source: Backyard


This picture is taken over two nights. In total 13,5 hrs of integration in SHO. The calibration and integration were done in APP. Processing in Pixinsight and finetuning in Photoshop.



  • Pelikan Nebula in SHO, 


            Kristof Dierick
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    Pelikan Nebula in SHO, 


            Kristof Dierick


Description: Cropped the sides to get rid of the artifacts due to the different framing settings over the two night.

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Pelikan Nebula in SHO, 


            Kristof Dierick