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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Pelican Nebula Astrophotography (IC5070 and IC5067)

“A wonderful bird is the Pelican.
His beak can hold more than his belly can.
He can hold in his beak
Enough food for a week!
But I'll be darned if I know how the hellican?”

― Dixon Lanier Merritt

Pelican Nebula Astrophotography without telescope taken Canon 60Da, iOptron skytracker, EF200mm f/2.8L II USM, f/4.0; ISO 6400, Deep Sky Stacker 144 images x 20 sec

Pelican Nebula Astrophotography IC5070 and IC5067
Pelican Nebula (IC5070 and IC5067) - really looks like a pelican!  Compare it with photo of an real pelican! 


For comparison I show also smaller set of image  Canon 60Da, EF200mm f/2.8L II USM, f/4.0; ISO 6400, Deep Sky Stacker 29 images x 20 sec

Pelican Nebula Canon60Da iOptron SkyTracker EF200mm f2.8 L II USM_Astrophotography
Pelican Nebula is an active star-forming region, located in Cygnus constellation near North American Nebula.

Northern America nebula and Pelican Nebula and Deneb Star

Sky location of Pelican Nebula see on my collage 

Pelican Nebula, Sky Location Milky Way and real Pelican Collage