Cirrus of Cygnus, 



    
        

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Cirrus of Cygnus, 



    
        

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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200mm f1.8

Imaging cameras: QHY9 Mono

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 GPS 12"

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: CCDStack  ·  photoshop  ·  Maxim DL  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: SII  ·  OIII  ·  Baader Planetarium H-Alpha Filter

Accessory: Optec TCF-S


Dates:Oct. 14, 2011

Frames: 90x1200" (30h)

Integration: 30h

Avg. Moon age: 16.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 90119


Resolution: 2954x1160

Locations: Astro Anarchy Observatory, Oulu, Finland, Finland

Description

There are more images and info about this image in my blog, please, use a link under the image above to see more.

NOTE. This is a very large image, 3000 pixels wide, you should use the "View" button and select "Full Resolution" to see the image at its best!

The image above spans about 15 degrees of sky horizontally, that's 30 fool Moons side by side in a sky!

There are five panels seamlessly stitched together. Each panel has been shot three times for a color image by using emission line filters for Hydrogen, Oxygen and Sulfur. A camera lens, Canon EF 200mm f1.8, was used with a cooled astronomical camera, QHY9. Original image is over 17000 pixels wide . Total exposure time is around 30h, 10h for each channel. Camera lens was used full open at f1.8.

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