Pelican Nebula

Close inspection of this image of part of the Pelican Nebula reveals a prominent ridge forming the neck with a dark tendril terminating in twin jets emanating from the tip.This signifies the presence of a protostar  catalogued as Herbig-Haro 555.The nebula is found in Cygnus, northeast of Deneb.
The imaging camera was a Starlight Xpress Trius 695 mounted on a Takahashi 106 refractor.12x600s exposures with a Ha filter were acquired in Nebulosity, preprocessed in AstroArt and modified in PhotoShop.

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