Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 4996  ·  The star 34Cyg
IC 4996, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian
IC 4996
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IC 4996

IC 4996, 



    
        

            Jirair Afarian
IC 4996
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IC 4996

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Explore Scientific 102mm ED CF APO triplet ED 102 CF
Imaging Cameras
Altair Hypercam 183C
Mounts
iOptron iEQ30 Pro iOptron
Filters
Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar
Accessories
Altair Lightwave 0.8 Reducer/Flattener Altair Lightwave
Software
PHD2 2.6.4 · APT - Astro Photography Tool APT 2.43 · Photoshop CC 2017 Photoshop · DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Starwave 50mm guidscope Starwave
Guiding Cameras
Altair GPCAM1 130M

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 17, 2018 ·  May 25, 2018
Frames:
Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar: 5x300" (25') (gain: 11.00) bin 1x1
Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar: 10x60" (10') (gain: 11.00) bin 1x1
Integration:
35'
Darks:
20
Flats:
30
Bias:
50
Avg. Moon age:
6.53 days
Avg. Moon phase:
44.50%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Mean FWHM:
6.75
Temperature:
21.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2076050

RA center: 20h16m26s.6

DEC center: +37°3657

Pixel scale: 0.783 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 206.963 degrees

Field radius: 0.705 degrees

Resolution: 5382x3612

Locations: Home Observatory, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

IC 4996 is a small tight open cluster in Cygnus about 5600 light years away. The cluster is young at approximately 9 million years with a few of its stars having yet to reach main sequence.

Comments

Revisions

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    Original
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    B
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    C
  • Final
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    D

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