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Contains:  IC 5070, Pelican nebula, The star 56Cyg
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IC5070 - Peilcan Nebula, 



    
        

            pmumbower
IC5070 - Peilcan Nebula
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IC5070 - Peilcan Nebula

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Dates:Aug. 1, 2019Aug. 2, 2019Aug. 3, 2019Aug. 5, 2019

Frames: 100x300" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 2.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.30%

Mean SQM: 18.60


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2852023

RA center: 20h 50' 34"

DEC center: +44° 17' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.586 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.848 degrees

Field radius: 0.408 degrees


Resolution: 4144x2822

Locations: Home Observatory, Grandville, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Been wanting to expand my object choices for a while now and this is a new one for me. Shocking as I have been doing astrophotography since 1995. Originally I intended this to be a mosaic project with SGP but timing with another object was not going to work. So I picked this interesting FOV with the dark structure. Has a M16 pillars feeling to it. This also reinforces that fact I need a wider FOV instrument. I have a 8"f/4 newt, but currently having optical issues I need to work on. Maybe a refractor is in my future...

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IC5070 - Peilcan Nebula, 



    
        

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