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Contains:  IC 5070, Pelican nebula
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IC 5067 In the Pelican Nebula IC5070 + HH555, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland
IC 5067 In the Pelican Nebula IC5070 + HH555
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IC 5067 In the Pelican Nebula IC5070 + HH555

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras:SBIG STX KAF-16803

Mounts:Paramount-ME

Software:Pixinsight 1.8

Filters:SII 5nmOIII 5nmHa 5nm


Dates:Sept. 12, 2017Sept. 14, 2017Sept. 19, 2017

Frames:
Ha 5nm: 17x1800" bin 1x1
OIII 5nm: 16x1800" bin 1x1
SII 5nm: 17x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 25.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.90%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1739898

RA center: 20h 50' 46"

DEC center: +44° 24' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.058 degrees

Field radius: 0.411 degrees


Resolution: 3852x3756

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

It's been a while since I looked at a narrowband image, so this was fun.
The ridge of IC 5067 inside the Pelican, IC 5070, shows some excellent structures including the famous columns with Herbig-Haro 555 and its jets - most likely from an embedded protostar, all topped off with some nice dust features.
Hope you enjoy.

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IC 5067 In the Pelican Nebula IC5070 + HH555, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland

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