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Contains:  56 Cyg, 57 Cyg, IC 5070, IC5070, Pelican Nebula, Pelican nebula, The star 56Cyg, The star 57Cyg
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Pelican Nebula, 



    
        

            Chuck Faranda
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Pelican Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:RCOS 10" F7

Mounts:Astro-Physics AP 1200

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Borg Mini 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras:SBIG STi

Software:Maxim DLPixInsightphotoshop

Filters:FLI RG 50D LRGBFLI RG 50D Ha


Dates:Oct. 24, 2014

Frames:
FLI RG 50D Ha: 6x1200" bin 1x1
FLI RG 50D LRGB: 40x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 5.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.36%


Astrometry.net job: 3376092

RA center: 20h 50' 48"

DEC center: +44° 21' 47"

Pixel scale: 1.014 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.487 degrees

Field radius: 0.785 degrees


Resolution: 3996x3871

Locations: Dark Site, Kissimmee Praire, Florida, None

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

The Pelican Nebula (also known as IC 5070 and IC 5067[1]) is an H II region associated with the North America Nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The gaseous contortions of this emission nebula bear a resemblance to a pelican, giving rise to its name.[1] The Pelican Nebula is located nearby first magnitude star Deneb, and is divided from its more prominent neighbour, the North America Nebula, by a molecular cloud filled with dark dust.

HaLRGB filters - Total time Ha 10 X 1200s, L 18 X 300s, RGB 30 X 300s each

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Pelican Nebula, 



    
        

            Chuck Faranda