Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1318  ·  M 29  ·  NGC 6910  ·  NGC 6913  ·  The star 40Cyg  ·  The star Sadr (γCyg)  ·  gamma Cyg nebula
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Sadr/Gamma Cygni Region, 


            Jon Rista
Sadr/Gamma Cygni Region
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Sadr/Gamma Cygni Region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 600mm f/4 L II

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D mark III

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ORION 80mm Short Tube

Software: DeepSky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4  ·  BackyardEOS v3  ·  PixInsight PixInsinght  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC (64 Bit)  ·  Astronomy Tools

Filters: Astronomik CLS-XL EOS Clip-Filter

Accessory: Orion Mini SSAG

Dates:June 19, 2014

Frames:Astronomik CLS-XL EOS Clip-Filter: 67x240" (4h 28') ISO800 31C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 28'

Darks: 30

Flats: 30

Bias: 200

Avg. Moon age: 21.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean FWHM: 4.10

Temperature: 25.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 340465

RA center: 20h22m53s.3

DEC center: +39°4427

Orientation: 91.074 degrees

Field radius: 2.018 degrees

Resolution: 620x385


More imaging on the Cygnus molecular cloud regions. This time it's the Gamma Cygni region, again imaged with the 5D III in full frame.



  • Sadr/Gamma Cygni Region, 


            Jon Rista
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    Sadr/Gamma Cygni Region, 


            Jon Rista

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sadr/Gamma Cygni Region, 


            Jon Rista

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