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IC 5067 In the Pelican Nebula IC5070 + HH555 | by Paddy Gilliland @ Image The Universe
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IC 5067 In the Pelican Nebula IC5070 + HH555

Imaging telescope or lens: RCOS 14.5"

Imaging camera: SBIG STX KAF-16803

Mount: Paramount-ME

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Ha 5nm, OIII 5nm, SII 5nm

Resolution: 3852x3756

Dates: Sept. 12, 2017, Sept. 14, 2017, Sept. 19, 2017


Ha 5nm: 17x1800" bin 1x1

OIII 5nm: 16x1800" bin 1x1

SII 5nm: 17x1800" bin 1x1

Integration: 25.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 36.01% job: 1739203

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

It's been a while since I looked at a narrowband image, so this was fun.

The ridge of IC 5067 inside the Pelican, IC 5070, shows some excellent structures including the famous columns with Herbig-Haro 555 and its jets - most likely from an embedded protostar, all topped off with some nice dust features.

Hope you enjoy.

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Taken on September 21, 2017