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Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SVQ86
Imaging camera:ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G
Guiding telescope or lens:Astromania 60mm Guide Scope
Guiding camera:ZWO ASI290MM Mini
Accessory:Shoestring Astronomy EQDIR
Dates:June 24, 2018 , June 29, 2018 , July 2, 2018 , July 3, 2018 , July 7, 2018 , July 9, 2018 , July 11, 2018 , July 26, 2018 , July 27, 2018 , Aug. 3, 2018 , Aug. 4, 2018 , Aug. 6, 2018 , Aug. 10, 2018 , Aug. 30, 2018 , Oct. 13, 2018 , Oct. 18, 2018 , Oct. 29, 2018 , Nov. 8, 2018 , Nov. 11, 2018 , Nov. 12, 2018 , Nov. 13, 2018
Astrodon B Gen.2 E-series: 143x60" (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon G Gen.2 E-series: 142x60" (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon R Gen.2 E-series: 142x60" (gain: 75.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 3nm OIII: 142x600" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance 1.25" 5nm Ha: 186x300" (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1
Integration: 46.3 hours
Avg. Moon age: 15.77 days
Avg. Moon phase: 50.83%
Astrometry.net job: 2387006
RA center: 20h 14' 38"
DEC center: +45° 45' 21"
Pixel scale: 2.459 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 73.846 degrees
Field radius: 3.325 degrees
Locations: Backyard, Newark, Delaware, United States; Sawin Observatory, Hockessin, Delaware, United States
Data source: Traveller
This region of Cygnus west of Deneb is anchored by the bright and colorful stars 30 and 31 Cygni. There are many types of interesting and overlapping nebulae in this region including many HII regions catalogued by Dickel, Wendker, and Bieritz, as well as more recent discoveries such as the giant supernova remnant known as G 82.2+5.3 and the much smaller possible planetary nebula PN PM 1-320. This was my most challenging photo yet with more than 46 hours of integration, and the time-consuming process of creating a seamless 8 panel mosaic. This image has been my sole focus from June through November.
My neighbor Rachel David for being my excellent assistant and "second in command" throughout the summer.
Sharon Roat, Mt. Cuba Astronomical Observatory, and Frank Colosimo (Blue Mountain Vista) for allowing me to capture many hours of this mosaic away from the streetlights of Newark.
The Delaware Astronomical Society's Astrophotography Special Interest Group for all the advice and support.
My friends Andrew and Kurt for their feedback on my work-in-progress.
and Maggie Thrash for supporting me in all things.
Description: Annotated using the following catalogs: New Galactic Catalog (NGC), Lynds' Bright Nebulae (LBN), Lynds' Dark Nebulae (LDN), Dave Green's supernova remnants (G), Preite-Martinez' Possible Planetary Nebulae (PM), Barnards' Catalog of Dark Markings in the Sky (B), and the Dickel, Wendker, Bieritz catalog of the Cygnus X region (DWB).
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