Emission nebula IC 5068 in the constellation Cygnus

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IC 5068 is an emission nebula which is a region of hydrogen gas that faintly emits from energy imparted by nearby stars.   The nebula is located very close to the more famous Pelican Nebula and North American Nebula, all located in the constellation Cygnus.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV 152
Mounts: Paramount MX
Software: DC-3 Dreams ACP, PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7, Maxim DL, photoshop
Filters: Astrodon OIII, Astrodon H-alpha 5nm, AstronDon SII 5nm, Astrodon E-series LRGB

Author: Mike Miller

AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI
13 April 2014