Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)
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An interesting field in Cygnus, 


            PJ Mahany
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An interesting field in Cygnus

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 11" Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY268c

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope Miniguider 50mm

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Software: StarTools  ·  TheSkyX Pro  ·  SkyTools  ·  SharpCap 3.1 Sharp Cap  ·  PixInsight1.8

Dates:Aug. 15, 2020

Frames: 162x28"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.54%

Astrometry.net job: 3770543

RA center: 20h 33' 5"

DEC center: +41° 20' 53"

Pixel scale: 1.766 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.769 degrees

Field radius: 1.256 degrees

Resolution: 4287x2807

Locations: Sierra Nevada Mountains, Near Yosemite, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


There are a number of star forming globules through this field of dark nebulae.


Sky plot

Sky plot


An interesting field in Cygnus, 


            PJ Mahany

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