IC5070. The Pelican Nebula
Emission Nebula in Cygnus
Placed close to Deneb it is separated from the North American Nebula by a dark "molecular cloud". Other dark clouds help to define the eye and a bright front of ionized gas sugest the shape of the head and the nec.
Distance to Earth:
2000 light years.
Visual magnitude: 8.

High resolution image (100%)

Previous processing

Date and location 03-jun-2013. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10 on ASA DDM85 mount. No autoguide
Camera FL16803. Baader 7nm H-alpha filter.
Image processing
H-alpha: 24x600s.  Process with Pixinsight

The H-alpha image                              

Date and location 11-jun-2009. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope ASA N10 on Titan mount. Autoguíde with Guidemaster, QHY6 and Miniborg50
Camera Artemis11002
Image processing
H-alpha: 12x900s, RGB: 3x300.  Process with Pixinsight

Date and location 30-ago-2007. Caraquiz, Guadalajara
Telescope 8" LX200R on Tital mount. Focal reducer 0,7. Autoguíde with Guidemaster, Toucam SC3 and Megrez II 80ED
Camera Artemis11002
Image processing
H-alpha: 7x900s. Images stacked  AIP4WIN.  Process with Pixinsight

Date and location 9-ago-2005. Caraquiz, Madrid
Telescope Megrez II 80ED, f=560mm. Focal reducer 0,69. Autoguíde with Toucam and LX200GPS
Camera Artemis285. IDAS LPS Hutech filter, with IR cut
Image processing
L: 9x300s; H-alpha: 8x300s; RGB:2x300s. Images stacked and RGB composition with AIP4WIN.  LRGB  with Adobe Photoshop. Filter with Pixinsight


Date and location
10-jun-2006. Caraquiz, Madrid
Telescope LX200GPS 8", f=2000.   Autoguide with Megrez II 80ED f=570mm, Toucam SC3 and  guidedog.
Camera Artemis285. Focal reducer 0,7. Hutech IDAS LPS filter, with IR cut.
Proceso de imagen  H-alfa: 6x600s; OIII: 3x600s; SII: 4x600s stacked with AIP4WIN, Histograms,  HSHO and noise reduction with Pixinsight.

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