Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America nebula  ·  The star 57Cyg  ·  The star ξCyg
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North America Nebula, 



    
        

            Mr. White
North America Nebula
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North America Nebula

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North America Nebula, 



    
        

            Mr. White
North America Nebula
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North America Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Zenithstar 61

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300

Mounts: iOptron CEM25p

Focal reducers: Williams Optics Flat 61a

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Deek Sky Stacker 4.1.1  ·  Photoshop CC PHOTOSHOP CS5.5

Filters: IDAS LPS D1


Dates:Aug. 16, 2019

Frames: 90x60" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2864909

RA center: 20h 59' 18"

DEC center: +44° 21' 50"

Pixel scale: 2.211 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.077 degrees

Field radius: 2.060 degrees


Resolution: 5655x3605

Data source: Backyard

Description

I've always thought the NA nebula should look like the contiguous US. Captured in my bortle 9 backyard.

The back focus was off by quite a bit... But I'm happy with my first telescope astrophoto.

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North America Nebula, 



    
        

            Mr. White