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





    
        

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

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

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6D

Mount:Advanced VX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50mm Helical Guider

Guiding camera:Orion Star Shoot autoguider

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS4Deep Sky Stacker

Resolution: 5408x3572

Dates:June 12, 2015

Frames: 44x300" ISO1600

Integration: 3.7 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~16

Avg. Moon age: 25.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Astrometry.net job: 671979

RA center: 310.220 degrees

DEC center: 38.689 degrees

Orientation: 109.624 degrees

Field radius: 14.536 degrees

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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