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Contains:  NGC 6960, The star 52Cyg, Veil Nebula
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Cygnus veil, a city view, 



    
        

            Edoardo Luca Radi...
Cygnus veil, a city view
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Cygnus veil, a city view

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Dates:Aug. 8, 2020

Frames: 28x300" (gain: 0.00) -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 19.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean SQM: 18.30


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3753296

RA center: 20h 47' 54"

DEC center: +30° 42' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.210 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.640 degrees

Field radius: 1.555 degrees


Resolution: 7671x5169

Locations: Castenedolo, Castenedolo, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

And here is a new test image for the ASI 6200:
The sky area is the the well-known Veil Nebula in the constellation of Cygnus, the Swan, NGC 6960

In this test I paired the ASI6200 with an Optolong l-eNhance filter that I have already reviewed some time ago.

I must say that, despite the sultry sky of these days, both the camera and the filter performed well.

Unfortunately my telescope's field flattener is not designed to handle the full frame format of this camera, and the stars at the edges suffer from obvious elongation.

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Edoardo Luca Radi...
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Cygnus veil, a city view, 



    
        

            Edoardo Luca Radi...