IC 5070 (North Up, East Left)
IC 5070 is associated with the "North America Nebula" (see Herschel 39 and Caldwell 20). It is an emission nebula in the constellation of Cygnus that lies at a distance of ~1,600 light-years. The first two 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’. The third image comprises 6 x Luminance (300 seconds each), 0.101m f/5.4 Tele Vue refractor with FLI ML16200 camera at an altitude of 70 degrees on 30 August 2019. The field of view is 132’ x 132’ (2.2 degrees square).
Hills Observatory: 1 January 2013 to 26 May 2020
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