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Contains:  56 Cyg, 57 Cyg, 62 ksi Cyg, B349, B355, B358, IC 5070, IC5070, NGC 6997, NGC 7000, NGC6997, NGC7000, North America nebula, Pelican nebula, Sh2-117, The star 56Cyg, The star 57Cyg, The star ξCyg
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Northamerica and Pelican Nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
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Northamerica and Pelican Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Teleskop-Service Imaging Star71

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 600D

Mounts:Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras:Lacerta MGEN

Software:Adobe Photoshop 5 CSDeepSkyStacker

Filters:Astronomik H-alpha 12nm EOS Clip filterBaader IR EOS


Dates:July 10, 2015July 16, 2015

11x240" ISO1600
12x720" ISO1600
12x360" ISO800

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~12

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 12.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.99%

Temperature: 14.33 job: 1663684

RA center: 20h 57' 10"

DEC center: +44° 12' 32"

Pixel scale: 5.068 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -5.378 degrees

Field radius: 2.200 degrees

Resolution: 2601x1733

Locations: Rückersdorf, Lauf, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


First test with the TS-Imaging-Star 71 APO
Made at home under suburban skies.
But the night was very clear and dry. So I did not use any filters for this image.

Version "B": Added 144min captured with 12mn Ha-clipfilter. (Made with camera internal darks.)



Hartmuth Kintzel
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Northamerica and Pelican Nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel