Monday, 14 September 2009

IC 5070 - Pelican Nebula

IC 5070 Pelican Nebula by Arran Hill

Full size image can be seen here : Pelican Nebula with Canon 400D

IC 5070 in Cygnus
11 x 20 minute exposures (3 hours 40 minutes)
Skywatcher 8" Newt / Canon 400D
Chatham (Light polluted site)

Also known as the Pelican Nebula, this is a large area of star formation and evolving gas clouds, located 1,800 light years away.

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