Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5068  ·  IC 5070  ·  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America nebula  ·  Pelican nebula  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg  ·  The star ξCyg
NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO, 



    
        

            William Jordan
NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO
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NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO

NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO, 



    
        

            William Jordan
NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO
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NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106EDX4 FSQ-106EDX4 Quadruplet Refractor

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 STX-16803

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount Paramount MX+

Software: Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro

Filters: OIII  ·  Astrodon SII  ·  Astrodon H-alpha


Dates:May 7, 2018May 8, 2018May 9, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha: 7x300" (35') -10C bin 1x1
OIII: 12x300" (1h) bin 1x1
Astrodon SII: 12x300" (1h) bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 35'

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 22.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2056012

RA center: 20h 55' 47"

DEC center: +43° 39' 18"

Pixel scale: 3.490 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.717 degrees

Field radius: 2.808 degrees


Resolution: 4096x4096

Locations: Ye Olde Driveway, The Woodlands, TX, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

North American Nebula in Ha, SII, and OIII, and with my first attempt at Tone Mapping in processing. Very new to me, and I'm struggling with it, but I do think this is at least a "pretty" picture, and felt obliged to share.

Here's the tutorial for those interested: https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/552856-processing-workflow-narrowband-tone-mapping-melotte-15/

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NGC 7000 North American Nebula in Narrowband SHO, 



    
        

            William Jordan