The PelicanNebula (IC 5070) in the constellation of Cygnus, HST image
The Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) is the large hydrogen, sulfur and oxygen gas cloud in the constellation of Cygnus. The light from young energetic stars is transforming cold gas to hot and causing an effect of ionization. The nebula is 2,000 light years away from Earth. Amateur image consists of: Ha: 53 x 900s, OIII: 53 x 900s, SII: 55 x 900s. Total exposure time: 40h15m, HST palette image.
Image dimensions: 3294 x 2412 pixels