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Contains:  Crescent nebula, IC 1311, IC 1318, IC 5068, IC 5070, NGC 6888, NGC 6914, NGC 6997, NGC 7000, North America nebula, Part of the constellation Cygnus (Cyg), Pelican nebula, The star 34Cyg, The star 36Cyg, The star 47Cyg, The star 55Cyg, The star 56Cyg, The star 57Cyg, The star Deneb (αCyg), The star Sadr (γCyg), The star νCyg, The star ξCyg, gamma Cyg nebula
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Cygnus' heart, 


            Marco Gulino
Cygnus' heart
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Cygnus' heart

Technical card

Dates:June 17, 2017

ZWO Blue Filter Optimized for ASI1600: 15x90" bin 2x2
ZWO Green Filter Optimized for ASI1600: 15x90" bin 2x2
ZWO L (IR-Cutoff) Filter Optimized for ASI1600: 20x120" bin 1x1
ZWO Red Filter Optimized for ASI1600: 15x90" bin 2x2

Integration: 1.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.73%

Basic astrometry details job: 1708690

RA center: 20h 33' 13"

DEC center: +41° 37' 33"

Pixel scale: 9.334 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 47.998 degrees

Field radius: 7.535 degrees

Resolution: 4641x3498

Locations: Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Traveller


The region around Deneb and Sadr, in the Cygnus constellation.
Full of stars and nebulosity, given it's special position in the middle of the Milky Way, this picture features many of them, like the North America, Pelican, Gamma Cyg Nebula, Crescent.

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Marco Gulino
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Sky plot

Sky plot


Cygnus' heart, 


            Marco Gulino

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