Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5068  ·  IC 5070  ·  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  NGC 7039  ·  North America nebula  ·  Pelican nebula  ·  The star 55Cyg  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg  ·  The star 59Cyg  ·  The star 60Cyg  ·  The star 63Cyg  ·  The star 68Cyg  ·  The star Deneb (αCyg)  ·  The star ξCyg
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NGC7000 Wide Field, 


            Mike Oates
NGC7000 Wide Field
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NGC7000 Wide Field

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D

Mounts: iOptron Skytracker

Filters: CLS CCD

Dates:March 24, 2014

Frames: 68x120"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.08%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 212410

RA center: 20h 56' 30"

DEC center: +44° 25' 19"

Pixel scale: 7.285 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 151.742 degrees

Field radius: 4.802 degrees

Resolution: 3950x2632

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Processed to look natural, i.e. not over processed. The camera has had a full spectrum mod. 68 subs 120s each, 800ISO with lens stopped down to f3.5

This is my first successful image using the iOptron SkyTracker. Tip: It helps if you set the tracker to the right hemisphere !


Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC7000 Wide Field, 


            Mike Oates