IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula in Cygnus

This area of hydrogen clouds and star formation is 1800 light years away in Cygnus. The bright star is 57 Cygni at 4.8 magnitude, a B5V star 1/3 the distance to the nebula.
Magnitude: 8.0

11/28/2013 Canon T3i
254mm Newtonian, fl 1200mm
49 minutes of exposures at ISO 1600

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