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North American Nebula in Ha, 


            Sandra Repash

North American Nebula in Ha

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SVR102T Stellarvue

Imaging cameras: Atik 414EX Mono

Mounts: Advanced VX Celestron

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guide Scope with helical focusing

Guiding cameras: ZWO 120mm

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR102-25

Software: PhotoshopCC  ·  PHD 2  ·  AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Filters: Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  Atik Manual Filter Wheel

Dates:Oct. 25, 2019

Frames: 16x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.04%

Basic astrometry details job: 3704095

Resolution: 647x502

Locations: Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomy Association Pulpit Rock Observatory, Lenhartsville, Pa, United States

Data source: Traveller


A close up view of the 'Gulf of Mexico' region of the North American Nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The Cygnus Wall is on the left and the Pelican Nebula is out of view on the right. The black area is a molecular cloud of dark obscuring dust. The Cygnus Wall spans about twenty lightyears.



North American Nebula in Ha, 


            Sandra Repash