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Contains:  IC 1318, NGC 6910, The star Sadr (γCyg), gamma Cyg nebula
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IC 1318 - Butterfly Nebula (Natural Palette)

Technical card

Dates:Sept. 3, 2019Sept. 4, 2019Sept. 12, 2019Sept. 13, 2019Sept. 14, 2019Sept. 15, 2019

Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" H-Alpha Filter: 333x100" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" OIII Filter: 336x100" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader f/2 Highspeed 2" SII Filter: 245x100" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 25.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 11.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.10%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2974413

RA center: 20h 25' 51"

DEC center: +40° 3' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.928 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.152 degrees

Field radius: 1.511 degrees

Resolution: 4500x3404

Locations: Home observatory, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Image processed in a "natural" palette to give the nebula a different look.
My first version that is processed in the classic Hubble palette can be found here:
Butterfly Nebula in SHO



Yannick Akar
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 1318 - Butterfly Nebula (Natural Palette), 


            Yannick Akar