Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1340  ·  NGC 6960  ·  NGC 6979  ·  NGC 6992  ·  NGC 6995  ·  The star 52Cyg  ·  Veil Nebula
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The Cygnus Loop, 


            William Maxwell
The Cygnus Loop
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The Cygnus Loop

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT66ED

Imaging cameras: Canon T2i/550D  ·  Canon 500D Canon T1i

Mounts: Celestron CG-4 MotorDrive

Guiding telescopes or lenses: MEADE 50mm Finder Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Astro Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Dates:Sept. 3, 2018July 13, 2020

Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 240x120"
Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 44x180"

Integration: 10.2 hours

Darks: ~200

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 22.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.44%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3739302

RA center: 20h 51' 10"

DEC center: +31° 6' 18"

Pixel scale: 2.719 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 22.941 degrees

Field radius: 2.245 degrees

Resolution: 4966x3268

Data source: Backyard



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