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Contains:  IC 1318, The star Sadr (γCyg), gamma Cyg nebula
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Gamma Cygni Nebula and Sadr, 


            Mike Miller
Gamma Cygni Nebula and Sadr
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Gamma Cygni Nebula and Sadr

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71

Imaging cameras: Atik 490ex Mono

Mounts: Advanced VX

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Ha 12nm

Accessory: Rigel Systems USB-nSTEP Focuser  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel

Dates:July 7, 2018

Frames: 10x600"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.78%

Basic astrometry details job: 2137194

RA center: 20h 27' 24"

DEC center: +40° 21' 28"

Pixel scale: 6.079 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 45.811 degrees

Field radius: 1.297 degrees

Resolution: 1200x960

Locations: Home, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard


Part of the Gamma Cygni nebula including Sadr.

First draft, just stacked and stretched.

10x 10 minute exposures in Ha

Sadr is in the top right corner of the image.



Mike Miller
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Gamma Cygni Nebula and Sadr, 


            Mike Miller

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