IC5070 – The Pelican Nebula

IC5070 – The Pelican Nebula

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The Pelican Nebula is next to the North American nebula (in fact part of it is visible on the left of the image).  This is a narrowband image consisting of 16 Ha 1200s, 12 OIII 1200s, and 12 SII 1200s mapped to RGB in a modified Hubble Palette, taken with a Tak FSQ106 and QSI683 camera.

The annotated image shows the center of the nebula, with the brightest stars 57 Cyg and 56 Cyg, and other stars magnitude 10 or brighter.

IC5070 - The Pelican Nebula (Annotated)
IC5070 – The Pelican Nebula (Annotated)

 

Resolution ........ 2.101 arcsec/pix
Rotation .......... 23.035 deg
Focal ............. 530.23 mm
Pixel size ........ 5.40 um
Field of view ..... 1d 55' 51.1" x 1d 26' 47.6"
Image center ...... RA: 20 51 36.570 Dec: +44 01 28.72