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Contains:  56 Cyg, 57 Cyg, IC 5070, IC5070, Pelican Nebula, Pelican nebula, The star 56Cyg, The star 57Cyg

Image of the day 06/08/2020

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    The Colors of the Pelican, 


            Bogdan Borz
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    The Colors of the Pelican

    Technical card

    Dates:May 26, 2020May 28, 2020May 30, 2020

    Astrodon Ha 3nm 36mm: 72x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon O3 3nm 36mm: 71x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon S2 3nm 36mm: 71x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 17.8 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~30

    Flat darks: ~30

    Bias: ~100

    Avg. Moon age: 5.69 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 33.51%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00 job: 3584867

    RA center: 20h 51' 39"

    DEC center: +43° 59' 57"

    Pixel scale: 1.212 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 90.709 degrees

    Field radius: 0.927 degrees

    Resolution: 4445x3250

    Locations: Backyard, Toulouse, Occitanie, France

    Data source: Backyard


    A summer classic, the Pelican Nebula in Hubble Palette, one of the jewels of Cygnus. It is a beautiful emission full of delicate filaments. I tried to keep the transparency of the clouds in the lower right part, blown by the stellar wind. They give the nebula a really dynamic impression.



    Bogdan Borz


      The Colors of the Pelican, 


            Bogdan Borz
    • Final
      The Colors of the Pelican, 


            Bogdan Borz


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    The Colors of the Pelican, 


            Bogdan Borz