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Contains:  NGC 6995, Network nebula, NGC 6992, IC 1340, Veil nebula, Lace-work nebula, Filamentary nebula, NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg
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Cygnus Loop in Narrowband, 





    
        

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Cygnus Loop in Narrowband

Cygnus Loop in Narrowband

Technical card

Resolution: 1600x1367

Dates:July 18, 2016

Frames: 72x300"

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.62%

Astrometry.net job: 1163212

RA center: 312.976 degrees

DEC center: 30.887 degrees

Pixel scale: 10.454 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.121 degrees

Field radius: 3.056 degrees

Locations: Mallorca, Son Macia, Mallorca, Spain

Description

The complete Cygnus Loop or Veil Complex in a narrowband image composed of 24 x 300sec exposures each for Ha, OIII and SII.

This is the first-light image for my new wide-field travel setup. I decided to try my ATIK 460EXm with a simple telephoto lens. I got my hands on a 40-year-old Asahi/Pentax Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f2.5 lens, which was super-easy to adapt to the camera. The lens has a 6-element design with excellent optical properties and is build like a tank. I am very happy with this handy system.

Conditions were far from optimal, mediocre transparency and almost full moon. Leaves some room for improvement.

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Cygnus Loop in Narrowband, 





    
        

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