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Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB), 


            Marco Rapino
Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB)
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Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600GT

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290mini

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght

Filters: Astronomik Ha 6nm  ·  Astronomik OIII 12nm

Dates:June 23, 2020June 25, 2020

Astronomik Ha 6nm: 100x300" (gain: 0.50) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 12nm: 50x300" (gain: 0.50) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 12.5 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 3.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 19.20

Temperature: 20.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3892771

RA center: 20h 59' 47"

DEC center: +43° 37' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.543 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.694 degrees

Field radius: 0.627 degrees

Resolution: 5994x5778

Locations: Home, Lanciano, Italy

Data source: Backyard


Finally I've got the time to do some longer deep sky project!
This image is a combination of HOO processing adding RGB stars at the end of the workflow. Adding the stars has been challenging, but in the end I'm satisfied with the final result :)



Marco Rapino
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB), 


            Marco Rapino
  • Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB), 


            Marco Rapino
  • Final
    Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB), 


            Marco Rapino


Description: Star color saturation


Description: Added RGB stars and reprocessed with more natural colors

Sky plot

Sky plot


Cygnus Wall (HOO+RGB), 


            Marco Rapino