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Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) (top image is reduced-size | other sizes:  medium , original) Bottom image is an "LHa-only" view

Distance:  1,800 light years

Telescope Takahashi FS-60C @ f/6.2
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -15C
Filters Astrodon Ha (3nm), Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 7x20min Ha, 4x5min L (bin1x1); 4x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, CS4 (slightly cropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias)
Date/Location

Notes
2 November 2015 - Las Cruces, NM

Published in All About Space magazine, Issue 49, Mar 16, pg 91.
Published
in Astronomical League's quarterly Reflector Magazine, Mar 2016  issue, pg 26 (screenshot).
Published
as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 27 Jan 16 (screenshot).

This image is LHaRGB, where Ha was used in combination with Luminance and Ha:R (80:20) was used for the Red channel.

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