Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6914  ·  NGC6914  ·  VdB131  ·  VdB132
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NGC 6914

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NGC 6914, 



    
        

            Luca Marinelli
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NGC 6914

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 183MM Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Baader Planetarium Baader Vario 60mm F4.1

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290 MM MINI

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Lightroom CC  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Narrowband 3nm Ha  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - B 36mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - G 36mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - R 36mm  ·  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 36mm Filter

Accessory: ZWO EFW 7 x 36mm  ·  Optec FocusLynx QuickSync FSQ Motor


Dates:Sept. 15, 2018Sept. 16, 2018Sept. 17, 2018Sept. 18, 2018Sept. 20, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - B 36mm: 84x90" (gain: 54.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - G 36mm: 114x90" (gain: 54.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - R 36mm: 128x120" (gain: 54.00) -20C bin 1x1
Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 36mm Filter: 73x90" (gain: 54.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Narrowband 3nm Ha: 46x360" (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.6 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 8.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.60


Astrometry.net job: 2295929

RA center: 20h 24' 44"

DEC center: +42° 26' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.931 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 66.523 degrees

Field radius: 0.844 degrees


Resolution: 5440x3604

Locations: Home Observatory, Schenectady, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 6914 is a reflection nebula in the middle of the hydrogen clouds of Gamma Cygni emission nebula. NGC 6914's neighbors, VdB 131 and VdB 132, are two smaller components of the reflection nebula and in the frame are also some beautiful dark nebulas from the LDN catalog.

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