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Contains:  The star β2Cyg, The star Albireo (β1Cyg)
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Albireo, 





    
        

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Albireo

Albireo

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT8-RC

Imaging camera:Orion Star Shoot G3 Color

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 8x50 finder

Guiding camera:Orion SSAG

Focal reducer:Astro Physics CCDT67

Software:Adobe Photoshop 2 CSDSSStark Labs Nebulosity 3, PHD Guiding

Filter:Orion UV/IR Cut 1.25"

Resolution: 762x564

Dates:June 24, 2016

Frames: 30x120"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.14%

Astrometry.net job: 1130723

RA center: 292.683 degrees

DEC center: 27.961 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.440 degrees

Field radius: 0.189 degrees

Locations: Home, Deforest, Wisconsin, United States

Description

I really wanted to capture the stark amber-blue contrast of this classic double. I definitely lost some of that while stretching the full image, even with using masks/photoshop tricks. I'll have to research some more techniques on how to retain/boost star colors.

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