Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  B343  ·  B344  ·  PK076+01.2  ·  PK077+02.1  ·  VdB130
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Gamma Cygni nebula west (Sh2-108) in HSOrgb, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Gamma Cygni nebula west (Sh2-108) in HSOrgb

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS Photoline 107mm f/6.5 Super-Apo

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG Deluxe

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174

Focal reducers: Riccardi Reducer/Flattener 0.75x

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Astro-Physics AAPC  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm  ·  Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm  ·  Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite NiteCrawler WR30


Dates:Aug. 4, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon HA 36mm - 5nm: 20x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon O-III 36mm - 5nm: 11x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series 36mm: 15x5" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon S-II 36mm - 5nm: 11x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.85%


Astrometry.net job: 2190300

RA center: 20h 16' 56"

DEC center: +39° 37' 38"

Pixel scale: 1.471 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.173 degrees

Field radius: 1.151 degrees


Resolution: 4489x3407

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Sh 2-108 is sometimes called the Gamma Cygni nebula because of the foreground appearance of the F8Iab supergiant (also called Sadr). In fact this nebula lies far beyond Gamma Cygni in the depths of the Cygnus X complex of star formation regions.

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