Contains:  Extremely wide field
The Constellation Cygnus - 55 mm lens view, 



    
        

            Michael Watson

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Nikkor 24-70 mm

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 152-mm f/8 apochromat

Software: Photoshop CS6


Dates:June 26, 2014

Frames: 5x180"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.67%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 329729


Resolution: 620x372

Description

One of the most prominent and well-known star patterns in the northern sky is the Northern Cross in the constellation Cygnus (the Swan). The first magnitude star Deneb appears at left centre, with the red North America and Pelican Nebulae just below and to its left. Red hydrogen gas surrounds the bright star Gamma Cygni just a little to the left of the centre of the frame.

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The Constellation Cygnus - 55 mm lens view, 



    
        

            Michael Watson