The Pelican Nebula (IC 5070)


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Equipment

20in RC Optical Systems telescope Operating at f/8.4
Paramount ME Robotic Telescope Mount
SBIG ST10XME CCD camera with color filter wheel

L R G B color production was used to create this image.

Luminance = 80 minutes binned 1x1
Red = 15 minutes binned 2x2
Green = 15 minutes binned 2x2
Blue = 15 minutes binned 2x2

  • One iteration of L-R deconvolution (sharpening) algorithm using CCDsharp was applied to the luminance image.

  • The data was taken through high clouds- the remnant of a thunderstorm.
  • Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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    Updated: 5/30/2003