Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 5070  ·  NGC 6997  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg
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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070, LRGB), 


            Henning Schmidt
Pelican Nebula (IC 5070, LRGB)
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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070, LRGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 80ED

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 183M  ·  QHYCCD QHY 183C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Software: Adobe PS CS2  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm  ·  Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory: Lacerta Mgen

Dates:April 3, 2019May 7, 2019

Baader Planetarium H 1.25", Ha 7nm: 28x600" (gain: 20.00) -30C
RGB: 33x300" (gain: 20.00) -30C

Integration: 7.4 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 15.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.32%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3542513

RA center: 20h 52' 5"

DEC center: +44° 21' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.209 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.438 degrees

Field radius: 1.077 degrees

Resolution: 5356x3528

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Pelican Nebula (IC 5070, LRGB)
Composite with Halpha (QHY 183M) and RGB (QHY 183C), Gain 20, Offset 30 (new version), objective: Skywatcher Esprit-80ED.



Henning Schmidt
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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070, LRGB), 


            Henning Schmidt