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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  55 Cyg, 56 Cyg, 57 Cyg, 60 Cyg, 62 ksi Cyg, B349, B350, B352, B353, B355, B358, IC 5068, IC 5070, IC5068, IC5070, NGC 6997, NGC 7000, NGC6996, NGC6997, NGC7000, NGC7027, North America nebula, Pelican nebula, Sh2-117, The star 55Cyg, The star 56Cyg, The star 57Cyg, The star 60Cyg, The star ξCyg
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NGC 7000 - North America Nebula (SHO), 


            Frank Breslawski
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NGC 7000 - North America Nebula (SHO)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200 f/2.8L II USM

Imaging cameras: Astrel Instruments AST8300

Mounts: EQ6-R

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN2 with 9x50

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Luc Coiffier's DeepSkyStacker 3.3.6

Filters: Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD  ·  Astronomik SII 6nm CCD  ·  Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD

Dates:Sept. 24, 2017

Astronomik H-Alpha 6nm CCD: 17x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 6nm CCD: 9x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 6nm CCD: 9x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.8 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~10

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.15% job: 1755693

RA center: 20h 56' 41"

DEC center: +43° 55' 22"

Pixel scale: 5.793 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.081 degrees

Field radius: 3.274 degrees

Resolution: 2425x3268

Locations: Home, Bergisches Land, Germany

Data source: Backyard


This is my first attempt to do narrowband imaging and processing in SHO.

Hope you like it :-)



Frank Breslawski
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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NGC 7000 - North America Nebula (SHO), 


            Frank Breslawski