Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5070  ·  NGC 6997  ·  Pelican nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg
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The Daffy Duck nebula, 



    
        

            Rick Burke
The Daffy Duck nebula
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The Daffy Duck nebula

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The Daffy Duck nebula, 



    
        

            Rick Burke
The Daffy Duck nebula
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The Daffy Duck nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Jaegers Rich Field

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT Astrodon modified.

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: NA 60 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C Guide Camera

Focal reducers: Orion 0.8x focal reducer/flattener

Software: Nebulosity

Filters: Orion 7nm Ha filter


Integration: 0


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1465459

RA center: 20h51m49s

DEC center: +44°0137

Pixel scale: 1.341 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 105.082 degrees

Field radius: 1.270 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1303

Description

As it turns out, the Pelican Nebula was named after the wrong bird. I discovered this while very carefully processing the image, using several different programs. Now we can set the record straight.

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The Daffy Duck nebula, 



    
        

            Rick Burke