Pelican Nebula (IC5070)

Taken by: Tony Cellini

Date: 06/07/2011

Exposure: 120 minutes, 7nm h-Alpha

Description: Part of the larger North American/Pelican Nebulae complex. This close-up on the "head" of the pelican was taken with a TMB130SS APO Refractor (130mm, f/7) and SBIG ST8300M CCD camera through a 7mn Hydrogen Alpha filter. This image is the result of a stack of twelve 10-minute exposures. Stacked with Deep Sky Stacker and post-processed with Photoshop CS5 levels and curves.

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