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Heaven's Mirror First Light Image
The Pelican Nebula


About this image.

 

First take a look at a widefield image of this region to see if you can spot this close-up high-resolution portion of the Pelican.
 

     Full Res
       7Mb
                              

 

Equipment

Telescope:                 Planwave 17" CDK f6.8
Mount:                      Paramount ME by Software Bisque
Instrument:               Apogee U16M, Astrodon Filters (Ha-5nm; SII-5nm; OIII-3nm)

Exposure:                  Ha: 5.5hrs, SII: 5.5hrs  OIII: 7hrs 50minutes
Capture Software:       CCDSOFT V5, CCDAutopilot
Processing:                Maxim DL/CCD, Photoshop CS, CCDStack, PixInsight

 

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