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Cygnus under a Supermoon, 


            Scotty Bishop
Cygnus under a Supermoon

Cygnus under a Supermoon

Technical card

Resolution: 8268x6200

Dates:Dec. 2, 2017

Frames: 60x60" ISO800

Integration: 1.0 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 13.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.95%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 1844942

RA center: 310.044 degrees

DEC center: 41.851 degrees

Pixel scale: 14.291 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.441 degrees

Field radius: 20.514 degrees


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.



Scotty Bishop
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Cygnus under a Supermoon, 


            Scotty Bishop

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