The Pelican Nebula (also known as IC5070 and IC5067) 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: RCOS 12.5 Open Truss
Mount: Paramount Me
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Baader LRGB
Luminance: 8x30min
Red: 4x10min
Green: 4x10min
Blue: 4x10min
Rachia, Veroia, Greece
N 40o29'00.0" - E 22o12'55.0"
20 October 2011
Image details:
Acquisition: MaxImDL Reduction/stacking: CCDStack RGB weights: Aladin/eXcalibrator
RGB combine: CCDStack LRGB creation: Photoshop CS3
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