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


            Angelo F. Gambino
Pelican Nebula
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Pelican Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 80ED Refractor APO

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600MM Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MC Color

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Reducer & Flattener

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripely

Filters: ZWO 1.25" LRGB  ·  ZWO H-alpha 7nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW 1,25" Mini Filters Wheel

Dates:July 6, 2019

Frames: 35x300"

Integration: 2.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.38%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2790279

RA center: 20h 51' 9"

DEC center: +43° 53' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.126 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 321.911 degrees

Field radius: 1.203 degrees

Resolution: 4589x6175

Data source: Traveller


The Pelican Nebula (IC 5067/70) acquired during the "XIX Star Party delle Madonie" held in Petralia Soprana (Palermo, Sicily) during the night of July 6, 2019.
The image was taken in the narrow band of Hydrogen Alpha transition and RGB bands.


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Pelican Nebula, 


            Angelo F. Gambino