Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  56 Cyg  ·  57 Cyg  ·  62 ksi Cyg  ·  IC 5070  ·  IC5070  ·  NGC 6997  ·  NGC 7000  ·  NGC6997  ·  NGC7000  ·  North America Nebula  ·  North America nebula  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  Pelican nebula  ·  Sh2-117  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg  ·  The star ξCyg
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North America and Pelican Nebulae, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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North America and Pelican Nebulae

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
North America and Pelican Nebulae, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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North America and Pelican Nebulae

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX080T-3SV

Imaging cameras: Pentax K3 II

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60280 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFF3-80

Software: Phd2  ·  Photoshop CC 2019  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker


Dates:Sept. 10, 2020Sept. 12, 2020Sept. 13, 2020Sept. 14, 2020

Frames: 406x149" ISO200

Integration: 16.8 hours

Darks: ~49

Flats: ~53

Flat darks: ~55

Avg. Moon age: 24.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Astrometry.net job: 4351601

RA center: 20h 56' 55"

DEC center: +44° 9' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.659 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -13.184 degrees

Field radius: 1.671 degrees


Resolution: 6028x4024

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I drizzled!

It took literally all day, but my mighty laptop managed to 2x drizzle 17 hours of data in DSS.

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Description: I concurrently got a new camera, (ASI2600MC Pro), and began using some functions in Pixinsight to augment my usual PS CC process. I wanted to reprocess some DSLR data with the Pixinsight steps to see what I could do. This is quick and dirty, but I think a substantial improvement!

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Description: Playing with "old" DSLR data. Feels a bit like turd polishing since I got my ASI2600MC Pro, but the practice helps my processing skills.

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