Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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NGC 7000 & LDN 935 - First Light for OS RH 200, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland
NGC 7000 & LDN 935 - First Light for OS RH 200
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NGC 7000 & LDN 935 - First Light for OS RH 200

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            Paddy Gilliland
NGC 7000 & LDN 935 - First Light for OS RH 200
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NGC 7000 & LDN 935 - First Light for OS RH 200

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Officina Stellare Veloce RH 200

Imaging cameras: FLI MicroLine 8300 CCD-camera FLI

Mounts: Paramount-ME

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Borg 77 ED

Software: Photoshop CS 6 Photoshop CS6  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik Oiii 6nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 6nm  ·  Astronomik SII 6nm

Accessory: FLI Atlas


Dates:Aug. 28, 2016Aug. 29, 2016

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 6nm: 20x600" bin 1x1
Astronomik Oiii 6nm: 25x600" bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm: 23x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 11.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.44%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1222929

RA center: 20h 58' 28"

DEC center: +43° 46' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.861 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -175.460 degrees

Field radius: 1.065 degrees


Resolution: 3294x2476

Locations: FOVO - Field of View Observatory, Home, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Description

Here we have a look at the familiar gulf region of the North America Nebula.
This is first light for the OS RH 200 - this testing data allowed me to refine the set up so that i am now happy with it. I love both the speed of the scope with 600 seconds being sufficient for this target (though will likely go to 900 sec for dimmer targets under UK skies) and the extra detail the 8" aperture provides at this FoV (albeit with some central obstruction).
I was pleased to see some of the tiniest bok globules resolving in the south area of the central belt as well. All in all was pleased with the outcome from this test and have enjoyed getting back to some of my own data acquisition, well to a degree :). Thanks for looking - Paddy

Rev B - Slightly tamer/more natural version (subject to your viewpoint :) ).
Rev C - And one in the middle - think this is my final preferred version.

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NGC 7000 & LDN 935 - First Light for OS RH 200, 



    
        

            Paddy Gilliland

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