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


            Alan Mason
IC 5070 - Pelican Nebula

IC 5070 - Pelican Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 4926x3271

Dates:Sept. 18, 2018

Frames:STC Astro Duo-Narrowband filter: 18x300" (gain: 90.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~60

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 8.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.38%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 2266660

RA center: 312.739 degrees

DEC center: 44.132 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.404 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.824 degrees

Field radius: 1.153 degrees

Data source: Backyard


The Pelican Nebula, a star forming region near Deneb.

Taking my first stab at this object using the STC Duo Narrowband. Hope to grab more frames soon for a longer integration when the weather allows it.



Alan Mason
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IC 5070 - Pelican Nebula, 


            Alan Mason