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


            Insight Observatory
IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula

IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 998x1009

Dates:Oct. 26, 2017

Baader Blue: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 6.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.59%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 1790757

RA center: 312.626 degrees

DEC center: 44.368 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.748 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 33.570 degrees

Field radius: 0.936 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory


The Pelican Nebula (also known as IC 5070 and IC 5067) is an H II region associated with the North America Nebula in the constellation Cygnus.

Imaged by Haley and Ava.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula, 


            Insight Observatory