Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5070  ·  NGC 6989  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg
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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula
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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula

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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula, 



    
        

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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula
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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Photoline 72mm F/6 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 SynScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guidescope

Software: Astrophotography Tool (APT)  ·  Capture One 21  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Accessory: TS Optics PHOTOLINE APO Flattener Corrector (TSFLAT72)  ·  PrimaLuceLab Sesto Senso 2 focuser


Dates:May 31, 2021

Frames: 60x120" (2h) (gain: 100.00) 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 20.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4603879

RA center: 20h 50' 40"

DEC center: +44° 0' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.739 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.264 degrees

Field radius: 1.785 degrees


Resolution: 4100x6150

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

After a long period of bad weather I could photograph the Pelican Nebula IC 5070 which is 2000 light years away. Unfortunately the Cygnus region disappeared behind a house after about 2 hours. A very narrow time window. The star imaging still needs to be improved.

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