Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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Cygnus under a Supermoon, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop
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Cygnus under a Supermoon

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Cygnus under a Supermoon, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop
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Cygnus under a Supermoon

Technical card

Imaging cameras: Pentax 645z

Mounts: iOptron SmartEQ Pro

Software: Russell Croman Star Shrink  ·  Noel Carbonni Astronomy Tools 1.6  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended  ·  Annie's Astro Actions  ·  Deepskystacker 3.3.6  ·  Noel Carbonni AstroFlat Pro


Dates:Dec. 2, 2017

Frames: 60x60" (1h) ISO800

Integration: 1h

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 13.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.95%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 1844942

RA center: 20h 40' 11"

DEC center: +41° 51' 3"

Pixel scale: 14.291 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.355 degrees

Field radius: 20.514 degrees


Resolution: 8268x6200

Description

A friend wanted me to try and see what a Pentax 645Z and some lenses would do. Unfortunately last night there was a supermoon, so it was insanely bright and I expected to get nothing at all. Based on what I did get I'd love to see how this performs during the new moon.

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Cygnus under a Supermoon, 



    
        

            Scotty Bishop

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