Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  IC 5068  ·  IC 5070  ·  NGC 7000  ·  North America Nebula  ·  Pelican Nebula  ·  The star 51Cyg  ·  The star 55Cyg  ·  The star 56Cyg  ·  The star 57Cyg  ·  The star 59Cyg  ·  The star 60Cyg  ·  The star 63Cyg  ·  The star Deneb (αCyg)  ·  The star νCyg  ·  The star ξCyg
North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula (Astrotracer), 



    
        

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North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula (Astrotracer)
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North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula (Astrotracer)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SMC Pentax-M 100mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-3 II


Dates:Aug. 3, 2019

Frames: 78x30" ISO1600

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3980633

RA center: 20h 51' 36"

DEC center: +44° 25' 8"

Pixel scale: 16.093 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 337.875 degrees

Field radius: 6.673 degrees


Resolution: 1656x2484

Data source: Traveller

Description

Tracking was done in-camera using the camera's Astrotracer feature, with the camera mounted directly on a tripod. No darks, bias or flats were applied. The lens was stopped down to f/4.

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North America Nebula & Pelican Nebula (Astrotracer), 



    
        

            AlenK