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Contains:  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, IC 1311, IC 4954, The star νCyg, The star 32Cyg, The star ηCyg, The star ξCyg, The star 31Cyg, The star ι2Cyg, The star δCyg, The star Gienah (εCyg), The star Sadr (γCyg), The star Deneb (αCyg), Part of the constellation Cygnus (Cyg)
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Cygnus  Wide Field, 


Cygnus  Wide Field

Cygnus Wide Field

Technical card

Resolution: 4168x2849

Dates:Oct. 26, 2013Oct. 12, 2015

203x30" ISO1600
Solomark Uv Ir Cut Block Filter: 23x120" ISO800

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~116

Flats: ~200

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 25.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.40%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 20.00 job: 814371

RA center: 306.019 degrees

DEC center: 40.322 degrees

Pixel scale: 22.666 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.755 degrees

Field radius: 15.896 degrees


This is 2 years in the making. I combined the Luminance from a Oct 2013 image with the HaRGB from Oct 2015. I think it works nicely. I'm not sure why some of the stars turned out more towards the purple side but I don't mind. All star colors were brought up evenly and no hue adjustments were done. When adjusting colors other then the stars the stars were always masked.

The shot is from a pair of Sony Nex-5's and a pair of Minolta 45mm pancake lenses at F4.5 . Both were taken from my very light polluted front yard.

All processing done in PixInsight.



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Cygnus  Wide Field,