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Gamma Cygni Nebula - SHO, 


            Nico Carver
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Gamma Cygni Nebula - SHO

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVQ86

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Nikita Misiura Starnet++  ·  DC-3 Dreams Pinpoint  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR

Dates:Sept. 12, 2020

Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 29x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm S2: 28x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 6x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 24.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.17%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00

Astrometry.net job: 3844707

RA center: 20h 27' 7"

DEC center: +40° 4' 47"

Pixel scale: 1.700 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -163.770 degrees

Field radius: 0.747 degrees

Resolution: 1975x2469

Locations: Backyard, Somerville, MA, United States

Data source: Backyard


Just a quick test. Considering shooting Sulfur for my whole Cygnus mosaic. Will be a lot of work, but I think it may be more interesting than the HaO3RGB.



Nico Carver
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Gamma Cygni Nebula - SHO, 


            Nico Carver