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


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IC5070 - Pelican

IC5070 - Pelican

Technical card

Resolution: 1050x1158

Dates:Sept. 2, 2019

Frames: 41x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.4 hours

Darks: ~34

Flats: ~33

Bias: ~43

Avg. Moon age: 3.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean FWHM: 3.50

Temperature: 12.00 job: 2898850

RA center: 312.742 degrees

DEC center: 44.422 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.690 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 6.079 degrees

Field radius: 1.018 degrees

Locations: Atomic Observatory, Canada, Canada

Data source: Backyard


First look at the Pelican. Stable sky at FWHM of 3.5 for 3 hours. Lost 2 hours with equipment malfunction.

The Pelican offers amazing details of Bok globules and dark dust. Careful examination shows holes or cocoon where the bok globules and hydrogen has been consumed into a new star.



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IC5070 - Pelican, 


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