Astrophotography – Pelican Nebula (IC5070), again

The Pelican Nebula (IC5070) is an emission nebula in an H II region in constellation Cygnus. The nebula is about 1800 ly away from earth. Looking at the picture it becomes clear why it’s name is Pelican Nebula.

The image is also available in full resolution.

LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectPelican Nebula (IC5070)
Guidingyes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Luminance8x 600s, bin: 1x1
Red5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Green5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Blue5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Total exposure~2h35m

Clear skies!

Last updated: June 20, 2022 at 9:54 am

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