IC 5070

IC 5070 – Pelican Nebula

30.08.2009 00:45 to 30.08.2009 05:00
Az./Alt. positions:  
244° / 79° to 295° / 39°
Ambient conditions: 10°C, transparency 5/5, seeing 4/5
Location: Trier, Germany

Optics: TMB 92 SS f/5.5 with TSFlat 2
Mount: CGE
Guiding: selfguiding with ST-4000XCM
Camera: SBIG ST-4000XCM
Filter: IDAS LPS

Software: CCDSoft V5
FOV, Image scale: 100.9 x 100.9 arcmin, 3.01 arcs/pixel
Sub-exposures: 3h 50min (23 x 10min) at –20°C,
50 x 10min dark frames

Images Plus 3.75. Calibration, stacking, DDP.
CS3: Curves and level adjustments, Surface blur, Color Match,
Carbonis Action Color Blotch reduction, High Pass Filter.

Image acquired after a caipirinha party, so stars are slightly out of focus for obvious reasons.
Nevertheless the clear and calm night delivered a very high SNR image.

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