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Contains:  NGC 6997, NGC 7000, North America nebula, The star 57Cyg, The star 60Cyg
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North America Nebula, 


North America Nebula
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North America Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging camera:Canon 7D

Mount:Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses:

Guiding cameras:

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SFFR-70APO

Software:DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.4Nebulosity 4Adobe Photoshop CC 2017ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator 3



Resolution: 5202x3265

Dates:July 16, 2017

Frames: 90x60" ISO1600

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 21.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.38%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 1658068

RA center: 20h 57' 44"

DEC center: +44° 24' 10"

Pixel scale: 2.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.662 degrees

Field radius: 2.236 degrees

Locations: Rural Observatory Site, Mount Holly, VT, United States


This was my first image with my new SV70T telescope, and about my 4th overall attempt at imaging.

It was unguided and manually focused, but I achieved pretty good polar alignment using a Pole Master, so I think that helped with tracking a lot.



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North America Nebula,