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Observation by Dave Smith: IC5070 Pelican Nebula

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Dave Smith

Observer

Dave Smith

Observed

2017 Aug 05 - 23:00

Uploaded

2017 Aug 06 - 14:22

Objects

IC5070

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Constellation

Cygnus

Field centre

RA: 20h52m
Dec: +44°08'
Position angle: -52°33'

Field size

1°32' × 1°13'

Equipment
  • Megrez 90 with 0.8x FR
  • Atik 460EX CCD
  • 3nm Astrodon Ha filter
Exposure

21 x 600s

Location

Maldon

Target name

Pelican Nebula

Title

IC5070 Pelican Nebula

About this image

My first Nebula image of 2017! Having spent most of my time observing variable stars I thought I should see if I can remember how to take an image. This was with a nearly full Moon in the early hours of this morning 6 Aug 2017.

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Jeremy Shears
Jeremy Shears, 2017 Aug 06 - 15:27 UTC

Amazing detail, Dave. Well done!

Jeremy

Dave Smith
Dave Smith, 2017 Aug 06 - 15:45 UTC

Thanks Jeremy.

Peter Carson
Peter Carson, 2017 Aug 08 - 16:05 UTC

Hi Dave, Nice one. Do you intend adding some colour to it?

Peter

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