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IC 5067; IC 5070; Pelican Nebula; w/IR

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IC 5067

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Object(s): IC 5067; IC 5070; Pelican Nebula; an H II region
Telescope: Explore Scientific ED 102mm APO f/6.9
Camera: Atik 383L+
Mount: Meade LX200GPS w/ Superwedge, permanent pier
Filters: Astrodon Series E (Gen I), IR 700nm+
Focus and
GoldFocus Plus Collimation Mask and Analysis Software v3.0
Autoguide: GoldGuide v2.0 w/ Meade 12" LX200GPS f/8.2, Meade DSI Pro II
Exposure: L:R:G:B:IR = 330:160:160:160:330 min.; 5 min. subframes; total 19.0 hours
Process: LLRGB with IR as secondary red channel; proprietary software, PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CS4; note, in this image so-called 'red' stars are a typical pale orange, predominantly IR stars are red-orange
FOV: 85' x 63'
Date(s): 6, 8, 9, 11 & 12 July 2013
Credit: Copyright © 2013 Jeff Winter, click for Inquiries