Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent nebula  ·  Filamentary nebula  ·  IC 1311  ·  IC 1318  ·  IC 1340  ·  IC 4954  ·  IC 5068  ·  IC 5070  ·  Lace-work nebula  ·  NGC 6871  ·  NGC 6888  ·  NGC 6940  ·  NGC 6960  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 7000  ·  NGC 7039  ·  NGC 7082  ·  Network nebula  ·  North America nebula  ·  Part of the constellation Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Pelican nebula  ·  The star 31Cyg  ·  The star 32Cyg  ·  The star 41Cyg  ·  The star Deneb (αCyg)  ·  The star Gienah (εCyg)  ·  The star Sadr (γCyg)  ·  The star ηCyg  ·  The star νCyg  ·  The star ξCyg  ·  And 3 more.
Cygnus Milky Way...and the Frolicking Dog Nebula!, 



    
        

            Chad Quandt
Cygnus Milky Way...and the Frolicking Dog Nebula!
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Cygnus Milky Way...and the Frolicking Dog Nebula!

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Mounts: Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Helical Guider

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot autoguider

Software: Deep Sky Stacker  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4


Dates:June 12, 2015

Frames: 44x300" (3h 40') ISO1600

Integration: 3h 40'

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~16

Avg. Moon age: 25.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 671979

RA center: 20h 40' 52"

DEC center: +38° 41' 20"

Orientation: 109.624 degrees

Field radius: 14.536 degrees


Resolution: 620x410

Locations: Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers, CA, None

Description

One of my favorite regions of the sky...

After looking at this image for a while I started seeing things in the dark nebulosity. Here it is, the Frolicking Dog Nebula! I couldn't have framed it better had I been looking to capture it.

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Cygnus Milky Way...and the Frolicking Dog Nebula!, 



    
        

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