The Pelican Nebula by Dave Collings
Submitted August 7, 2023 by Chelsea Chin
IC5070: “The Pelican Nebula”
- Plane Wave Instruments 12.5” CDK telescope with the PW 0.63 reducer on the Astro-Physics 1100 GTO CP4 mount.
- Main camera is the ATIK 16200 Mono with Chroma Filters capturing this beautiful 11 hours of Narrowband Ha-OIII-SII.
- Subframe captures were 5 minutes each for the Ha-OIII-SII.
“The details show an active mix of star formations and evolving gas clouds. The foreground has a dark dust molecular cloud.”
David Collings – Blue Ridge Observatory | Sparta, North Carolina USA