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Contains:  M 29, NGC 6913, IC 4996, Crescent nebula, NGC 6888, The star 36Cyg, The star 34Cyg, The star 29Cyg, The star 28Cyg, The star 22Cyg
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Crescent Widefield Redcat 51, 


            Jirair Afarian
Crescent Widefield Redcat 51

Crescent Widefield Redcat 51

Technical card

Resolution: 4928x3268

Dates:May 29, 2019

Frames: 33x180" (gain: 90.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.6 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 24.68 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean FWHM: 3.70

Temperature: 10.00 job: 2717087

RA center: 303.000 degrees

DEC center: 38.381 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.972 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 322.234 degrees

Field radius: 3.263 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


Wispy clouds and a relative humidity of 99% and this image turned out better than I expected. I'm impressed with the colour in this image from the reds to the blues and golds. Let me know your thoughts. Image is only an hour and 40 min exposure as it got increasingly cloudy throughout the night.



Jirair Afarian
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Crescent Widefield Redcat 51, 


            Jirair Afarian