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Contains:  North America nebula, NGC 7000, NGC 6997, Pelican nebula, IC 5070, IC 5068, The star ξCyg, The star 57Cyg, The star 56Cyg, The star Deneb (αCyg)
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The Heart of Cygnus- 9 panel mosaic

Technical card

Resolution: 6000x4717

Dates:Sept. 24, 2016Oct. 23, 2016

Astrodon Ha 3nm: 12x900" -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2: 432x180" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 24.6 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 23.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.55%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean FWHM: 2.50 job: 1305852

RA center: 313.063 degrees

DEC center: 43.825 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.198 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -171.766 degrees

Field radius: 3.390 degrees

Locations: Fall Creek Falls, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States


My recent work in the Cygnus region. This 9 panel mosaic took almost two months. This is the first real test of my QHY 16200.

Thanks for looking!



Matt Harbison
License: None (All rights reserved)

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The Heart of Cygnus- 9 panel mosaic, 


            Matt Harbison