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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6997, NGC 7000, North America nebula
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North America Nebula NGC7000, 


North America Nebula NGC7000
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North America Nebula NGC7000

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127mm ED TRIPLET APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro-Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Starfield 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM mini

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific 0.7 Reducer/Flattener

Software: ZWO ASIAIR  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) Deepskystacker 3.3.6

Filters: Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm

Accessory: ZWO EAF Electronic Auto Focuser  ·  ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  Celestron 9x50 finderscope

Dates:July 12, 2019

Astronomik Ha 1,25" 12 nm: 5x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 12nm: 5x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik SII 1.25" 12 nm: 5x300" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 10.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Temperature: 36.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2794711

RA center: 20h 59' 16"

DEC center: +44° 31' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.140 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.737 degrees

Field radius: 0.918 degrees

Resolution: 4630x3488

Locations: UAE desert, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


The night was extremely short. had to drive for more than an hour to the dark sky, had to wait for after 02:00 am for the moon to set, had to take all the images before 04:30.
I wish I had more time!



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North America Nebula NGC7000,