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IC 5070
The Pelican Nebula
In Mapped Color

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
IC 5070

Common Name:
The Pelican Nebula

Constellation:
Cygnus

Distance from Earth:
~3,600 Light Years

Size:
50 x 40 arc minutes

IC 5070, The Pelican Nebula

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IC 5070, The Pelican Nebula

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Date Taken:
10/16/2013 - 10/21/2016

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
RCOS 16" Ritchey-Chretien
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG 11000M
SBIG AO-L
Astro Don MOAG-A
Astro Don Narrowband Filters

Exposure Specs (Mapped Color):
14.5 hours total
SII: 10x30 min
HA: 9x30 min
OIII: 10x30 min

Exposure Specs (HA):
4.5 hours total
HA: 9x30 min

Processed with:
ACP 7
CCDStack
MaximDL v4
Adobe Photoshop CS2

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