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Contains:  North America nebula, NGC 7000, NGC 6997, Pelican nebula, IC 5070, The star ξCyg, The star 60Cyg, The star 57Cyg, The star 56Cyg
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North American and Pelican Nebulae, 


            Scotty Bishop
North American and Pelican Nebulae

North American and Pelican Nebulae

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:SharpStar 15028HNT

Imaging camera:Pentax K1ii

Mount:iOptron IEQ45Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Astromania 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:MGEN II

Software:Adobe Phosotshop CS6Luc Coiffier's DSS 4.1.0 64 bit

Resolution: 6128x4203

Dates:June 28, 2019

Frames: 30x120" ISO1600

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 25.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 25.00 job: 2771231

RA center: 314.347 degrees

DEC center: 44.419 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.405 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 47.431 degrees

Field radius: 2.482 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Another first light night from the new SharpStar. I suppose it isn't bad for an hour of data. 15 minutes worth of processing in CS6.



Scotty Bishop
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North American and Pelican Nebulae, 


            Scotty Bishop

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