Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
The Tail (Tale) of the Swan, 



    
        

            astropical
Powered byPixInsight

The Tail (Tale) of the Swan

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
The Tail (Tale) of the Swan, 



    
        

            astropical
Powered byPixInsight

The Tail (Tale) of the Swan

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon Nikkor 28mm f2.8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Deepsky Stacker  ·  Photoshop CS2


Dates:Aug. 21, 2020

Frames: 35x30" (17' 30") ISO1600

Integration: 17' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 2.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 29.00


RA center: 20h42m15s.822

DEC center: +45°0940.77

Pixel scale: 28.261 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -117.557 degrees

Field radius: 26.401 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 6000x3375

Locations: Balcony, Okinawa, Japan

Data source: Backyard

Description

A very basic, quick and painless wide field constellation image from a mobile mount during a capture of M8 and M20. No filters, no calibration. Half of the frames discarded because of passing clouds. This area of the Pacific should be renamed as "Mare Nubium".

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

The Tail (Tale) of the Swan, 



    
        

            astropical