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The Pelican Nebula is an HII region associated with the North America Nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The nebula resembles a pelican in shape, hence the name. The Pelican Nebula is a large area of emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus (the Swan) and divided from its brighter, larger neighbor, the North America Nebula, by a molecular cloud filled with dark dust.
Equipment: Exposure details: Location:
Telescope: TSA102
Mount: EQ6
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astrodon Ha
Ha: 5x15min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
Elevation:550m
23 April 2008
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: MaxImDL Final creation: Photoshop CS3
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