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


            Marco Gulino
Cygnus' heart

Cygnus' heart

Technical card

Resolution: 4641x3498

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% job: 1708690

RA center: 308.307 degrees

DEC center: 41.626 degrees

Pixel scale: 9.334 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 47.998 degrees

Field radius: 7.535 degrees

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.

Blog article:



Marco Gulino
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Cygnus' heart, 


            Marco Gulino

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