Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 1318  ·  NGC 6910  ·  The star Sadr (γCyg)  ·  gamma Cyg nebula
IC 1318 - Sadr region, 


            Stamatis Paraschakis
IC 1318 - Sadr region
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IC 1318 - Sadr region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Explorer PDS 130/650 f/5

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D Baader Mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Coma Corrector (x0.9)

Software: PHD2  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS D1

Dates:July 8, 2016

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS D1: 33x240" ISO1600 15C

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 4.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.12%

Temperature: 21.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1159556

RA center: 20h 25' 31"

DEC center: +40° 15' 7"

Pixel scale: 1.509 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.050 degrees

Field radius: 1.283 degrees

Resolution: 5100x3380

Locations: Mount Parnon, Sparta, Laconia, Greece

Data source: Backyard


The scope is modded, it has a bigger 58mm secondary mirror, repositioned spider and shorter focuser drawtube.
My camera is cooled and the sensor's temperature was 15C during capture (approximately 5-6C below ambient).
Thanks for looking!


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IC 1318 - Sadr region, 


            Stamatis Paraschakis

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