Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America nebula  ·  The star 57Cyg
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NGC 7000 in Hubble palette, 


            Thilo Frey
NGC 7000 in Hubble palette
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NGC 7000 in Hubble palette

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM APO 107/700

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2 8300 external FW + OAG

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: APM APO 107/700

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: Riccardi 2,5" x0,75 Reducer

Software: MSB Software Astroart 6  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2016

Filters: Astronomik S2 12nm  ·  Astronomik O3 12 nm  ·  Ha 12nm

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster

Dates:June 6, 2016

Ha 12nm: 4x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik O3 12 nm: 4x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik S2 12nm: 3x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 1.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.67%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 15.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1110079

RA center: 20h 58' 1"

DEC center: +44° 16' 55"

Pixel scale: 2.088 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 145.489 degrees

Field radius: 1.220 degrees

Resolution: 2536x3358

Locations: Mobile, near Aarau, eastern Jura, Switzerland


Now with the new guidecam it works also with guiding... a good moment to try narrowband :) Some clouds prevent longer exposure, but i am really happy with the result.



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NGC 7000 in Hubble palette, 


            Thilo Frey

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