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Pelican Nebula IC5067 with HH Objects

Technical card

Resolution: 2149x1449

Dates:July 27, 2018July 28, 2018Aug. 7, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 25x900" bin 1x1
Astrodon I-series: 30x10" bin 1x1
Ha 5nm: 98x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 30.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.58%

Astrometry.net job: 2201304

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the IC5067 ionization front region of the Pelican Nebula. It is an Ha/OIII bi-color image taken with my C14 Edge and reducer at a scale of about 0.5 arc-sec/pixel. Color mapping was Red (Ha), Green (25%Ha/75%OIII), and Blue (OIII). Separate RGB was captured for the star colors. Unfortunately, most of the exposures were taken under the bright Moon and hazy skies. I was hoping to capture more subs, but so far August has been the month of nearly daily rain so I went ahead and processed what I had.

Also visible in the image are Herbig-Haro objects (protostar shock regions) HH555, 564, 565, 566, 567, and 568. They can be identified by clicking on the yellow box/boxes available at: https://www.noao.edu/outreach/press/pr03/sb0308.html

I also stumbled upon this interesting paper which presents four simulations of possible HH outflow: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/522365/fulltext/

Hope you enjoy. Thanks for looking!

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Pelican Nebula IC5067 with HH Objects, 





    
        

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