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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 5070, Pelican Nebula, The star 56Cyg, The star 57Cyg
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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) - HaRGB, 


            Marco Rapino
Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) - HaRGB
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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) - HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600GT

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290mini

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght  ·  Adobe Lightroom 2019 CC

Filters: Astronomik Ha 6nm  ·  Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter  ·  Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter

Dates:July 26, 2020

Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 40x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 40x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Ha 6nm: 90x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 40x180" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.5 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 6.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 19.00

Mean FWHM: 2.50

Temperature: 28.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3710544

RA center: 20h 51' 23"

DEC center: +44° 1' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.085 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.454 degrees

Field radius: 0.822 degrees

Resolution: 4401x3222

Locations: Home, Lanciano, Italy

Data source: Backyard


This image was obtained using the strong Ha signal of the emission nebula as luminance channel combined with RGB data.



Marco Rapino
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) - HaRGB, 


            Marco Rapino