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Contains:  NGC 6914
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NGC 6914, 


            Luca Marinelli
NGC 6914

NGC 6914

Technical card

Resolution: 5440x3604

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

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 job: 2295929

RA center: 20h 24' 44"

DEC center: +42° 26' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.932 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 293.347 degrees

Field radius: 0.844

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

Data source: Backyard


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.



Luca Marinelli
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NGC 6914, 


            Luca Marinelli