Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  56 Cyg  ·  57 Cyg  ·  IC 5070  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg
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IC5070 Pelican Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Baader OIII 8,5nm  ·  Baader H-alpha 7nm


Dates:Aug. 14, 2014

Frames:
Baader H-alpha 7nm : 40x100" (1h 6' 40") bin 1x1
Baader OIII 8,5nm: 40x100" (1h 6' 40") bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 13' 20"

Avg. Moon age: 19.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.69%


RA center: 20h51m18s.598

DEC center: +44°0242.32

Pixel scale: 7.689 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.531 degrees

Field radius: 1.103 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 620x825

Locations: Stanford Faculty Observatory (Bortle 6 SQM 18.6), Stanford, California, United States

Description

The Pelican Nebula is an H II region associated with the North America Nebula in Cygnus. The gaseous contortions of this emission nebula bear a resemblance to a pelican, giving rise to its name. [Wikipedia]

Stars were in this case debloated, thanks to advice from Chris.

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