Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5068  ·  IC 5070  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg
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IC 5070 The Pelican Nebula - HOO, 



    
        

            Derek Mellor
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IC 5070 The Pelican Nebula - HOO

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IC 5070 The Pelican Nebula - HOO, 



    
        

            Derek Mellor
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IC 5070 The Pelican Nebula - HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Gran Turismo 71 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-C

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174 Mini

Focal reducers: William Optics Flat6A-III

Software: Starkeeper Voyager  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: ZWO Hɑ 7nm 1.25"  ·  Optolong OIII 1.25" 12nm

Accessory: Rigel Systems Focuser n-Step


Dates:Aug. 3, 2020Aug. 14, 2020

Frames:
Optolong OIII 1.25" 12nm: 184x120" (6h 8') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO Hɑ 7nm 1.25": 304x120" (10h 8') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 16h 16'

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Flat darks: 20

Avg. Moon age: 19.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3765064

RA center: 20h50m54s

DEC center: +43°4048

Pixel scale: 2.315 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.719 degrees

Field radius: 1.605 degrees


Resolution: 2972x4010

Locations: Back Yard, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Processed using Pixinsight and utilizing StarNet ++ to separate stars and nebula for independent adjustments. Original data drizzle integrated. HOO mapped to RGB with Ha also used as "Lum" in LRGB combination. Re-sampled by 50% for final upload and display.

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IC 5070 The Pelican Nebula - HOO, 



    
        

            Derek Mellor