Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Crescent Nebula  ·  IC 1340  ·  IC 5068  ·  IC 5070  ·  NGC 6888  ·  NGC 6960  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America Nebula  ·  Part of the constellation Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 41Cyg  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  The star Deneb (αCyg)  ·  The star Gienah (εCyg)  ·  The star Sadr (γCyg)  ·  The star ηCyg  ·  The star νCyg  ·  The star ξCyg  ·  The star σCyg  ·  The star τCyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha, 



    
        

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Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha
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Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha

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Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha, 



    
        

            Stijn
Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha
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Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 50 mm f/1.4 USM

Imaging cameras: Canon 700DAW

Mounts: iOptron SkyGuider Pro

Software: DeepSkyStacker x64 by Luc Coiffier, Tony Cook, David C. Partridge DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1  ·  Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: Astronomik EOS R Clip Filter Astronomik H-alpha 12nm CCD Clip-Filter EOS APS-C


Dates:May 31, 2021

Frames: 240x30" (2h)

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 20.36 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.61%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4575138

RA center: 20h 39' 16"

DEC center: +38° 43' 37"

Pixel scale: 34.158 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 64.986 degrees

Field radius: 12.699 degrees


Resolution: 2199x1526

Locations: Backyard, De Pinte, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

Cygnus is crossed by the Milky Way and filled with regions of hydrogen emission. Particularly visible in this picture are the North America Nebula, the Pelican Nebula, the Butterfly Nebula, the Crescent Nebula and the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant (Eastern Veil, Western Veil, Pickering's Triangle).

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Cygnus area in hydrogen alpha, 



    
        

            Stijn