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IC5070 Pelican Nebula

The Pelican Nebula is an emission nebula within the north american nebula located in the constellation of Cygnus. It is a close neighbour of the very bright and to the naked eye visible star deneb.

Distance to earth: 1’800 lightyears
Apparent size: 60 arcminutes (2 x the moon)

Imaging time: 18.3 hours

Equipment:
Mount: SW AZEQ6GT
Telescope: SW Evostar 80ED
Camera: Atik 460EX Mono

Capture information:
Date: December 2015 – August 2016
Total exposure time: 18.3 hours
Color combination: SII=Red, HA=Green, OIII=Blue

Image data:
25 x 1200s HA
18 x 1200s OIII bin2
12 x 1200s SII bin2