IC 5070 (North Up, East Left)
IC 5070 is an H II region associated with the North America Nebula in the constellation Cygnus. It lies at a distance of ~1,800 light-years. The images comprises 5 x each of Ha, OIII and SII (all 300 seconds each), 0.5m f/2.9 ASA Astrograph with FLI ML3200 camera at an altitude of 70 degrees on 23 June 2017. In the first image, the Hubble Space Telescope colour scheme is adopted, SII mapped to R, Ha mapped to G and OIII to B. In the second image, the Canada France Hawaii Telescope colour scheme is adopted, Ha mapped to R, OIII mapped to G and SII to B. The field of view is 34’ x 23’.
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 30 March 2020