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Kelvin Phoon

Location of Photo:

San Diego, CA

Date/Time of photo:

October 2, 2006


Celestron 80ED refractor at f/7.5, Meade DSI Pro II CCD camera, Schuler SII, Hydrogen alpha, and OIII filters, Meade LX90 guided mount.


This narrowband filter image highlights an advancing boundary of cold gas transforming into hot gas emissions from the radiation of nearby stars in the Pelican Nebula, IC5070. Red and green represent ionized Sulfur and Hydrogen. 3 hours 22 minutes total exposure.


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