Pelican Nebula

Image information:

Date: 08/25/2107
Equipment: ZWO ASI178MC Cool OSC camera through Micro-Nikkor AF 200mm f/4 D ED lens on Losmandy GM8 mount. The lens was working at f5.6.
Image type: OSC
Exposure time: 19 X 12min binned 1X1

Object information:

Object designations:

IC 5070 and IC 5067
Object type:
Emission nebula
Object size:
60' X 50'
Constellation: Cygnus
The Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) lies next to the brighter and more famous North America Nebula (NGC 7000). They are separated by the dark absorption cloud LDN 935. They are all part of the same giant complex of nebulosity situated towards the constellation of Cygnus. The Pelican nebula is known for its exceptionally active mix of star formation and developing gas clouds. The nebula has diameter of some 30 ly and is 1600 ly distant.

Related images:

List of related images:

North America & Pelican , LRGB, SBIG ST2000XM through Voigtlander 125mm Macro APO Lanthar

NGC 7000 North America Nebula, Ha(Ha+R)GB, QSI583wsg through AT65EDQ