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Red Silk - LBN 372, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov
Red Silk - LBN 372
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Red Silk - LBN 372

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-130

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 22

Mounts: Takahashi EM-200

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA Reducer at F/5.5

Software: PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Ha 7nm 2"

Accessory: Brightstar Quantum Electronic Filter Wheel 7x2"  ·  Brightstar Advanced OAG

Dates:June 24, 2017June 25, 2017

Baader Planetarium Ha 7nm 2": 16x900" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm 2": 13x240" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 4.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.56%

Temperature: 13.50

Basic astrometry details job: 1627915

RA center: 20h 36' 12"

DEC center: +47° 55' 19"

Pixel scale: 2.712 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 336.544 degrees

Field radius: 0.651 degrees

Resolution: 1350x1080

Locations: Nedelkovo, near Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard


An elegant faint nebulosity, buried in the stars of the busy Cygnus skies.

It has only a catalog number, without any additional information... However it looks to me like vails of silk, hence the name of this picture :)

Bigger version at

AAPODx2 for 2018/08/04 :)



Ivaylo Stoynov

Sky plot

Sky plot


Red Silk - LBN 372, 


            Ivaylo Stoynov